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A Celebration of Nurses

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Honoring the contributions nurses made—and make—to our local area, surrounding communities and beyond.



Gertrude Seiders
Getrude worked as a nurse for both Doctors Remick for a total of 55 years

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CELEBRATING THE ROLE OF NURSES NEAR AND FAR

Nurses Week Celebration & Reception

SATURDAY, MAY 6–SATURDAY, MAY 13 | 10 AM–4 PM

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Offering free admission for current, retired and student nurses!
National Nurses Day is celebrated annually on May 6 to raise awareness of the important role nurses play in society. It marks the beginning of National Nurses Week, which ends on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale. "Advocating, leading, caring" — the slogan of the American Nursing Association (ANA).

Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm is the only country doctor museum in New England—one of only three in the country—and highlights the important contributions once made by country doctors, which included their supporting nursing staff.

During your visit, enjoy this related activity:

“OUR MEDICINE THROUGH TIME” EXHIBIT
An interactive exhibit which takes visitors through various time periods of how medicine was produced and provided in the United States. The exhibit includes an 1800s Still Room, a late 1800s Herbal Apothecary, an early 1900s Drug Store with Soda Fountain, and a 1940s Doctor’s Office supplied with medical equipment from that era. 

NURSES RECEPTION
FLORENCE NIGHTINGALES BIRTHDAY
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Friday, May 12  |  11 a.m.
It’s Florence Nightingale’s Birthday! In honor of this historic figure in nursing, birthday cake will be served, followed by a tour of the “Our Medicine Through Time” exhibit and the original doctor’s office where both Doctors Remick practiced medicine, located in the Captain Enoch Remick House (National Register of Historic Places). 

+ NURSES: WE WOULD LIKE YOUR INPUT!
We—and our visitors—would like to learn what you feel has been the most significant change in nursing. Please e-mail June O’Donal at jodonal@remickmusum.org, or call us at 603-323-7591 by Monday, May 1, 2017. Thank you!


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