Living History in the Garden: A Conversation on Health and Medicine
Date: Saturday, October 3
Location: William Paca House & Garden, 186 Prince George Street
Time: 10 am - 2 pm
Historic Annapolis is pleased to announce a special living history event in the William Paca Garden on Saturday, October 3!
While you stroll through the William Paca Garden, listen in as Mrs. Anne Catharine Green, printer of the Maryland Gazette, discusses her concerns about her children’s health with Mercy, who has experience in all manner of herbal treatments. Learn about the common remedies that were advertised in Maryland Gazette in the 1770s, and the plants that were used to heal colonists. Illnesses such as smallpox, whooping cough, and other ailments will be addressed.
We are pleased to welcome living history interpreters Diane Rey as Anne Catharine Green, and Pat Turlington as Mercy.
Cost: Included with admission to the William Paca Garden (starts at $5). Pre-registration not required.