Hidden Histories at the Handy House: A look at Dr. Handy’s patient records
Posted on April 12, 2016 by Jenny ONeill
Date: August 17, 2016
Time: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
10 AM Wednesday August 17 at the Handy House, 202 Hix Bridge Road
Mid-week encounters with the past revealing untold stories of local lore inspired by objects in the collection of the Historical Society. A rare opportunity to view the patient record books kept by Dr. Handy from the late 1700s to the mid 1800s. Find out who they treated and what drugs they prescribed. Learn more about 19th century medicine in Westport. Presented by Martha Guy.
Reservations advised as space is limited. Suggested donation $5.