Don Terpening, Revolutionary War Medical Re-enactor


Sat, Sep 9, 2023    
10:00 am-2:00 pm


74 John St., Kingston, NY, 12401

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Join us for a fascinating presentation by Professor Emeritus of Biology, Don Terpening, as he takes us back in time to the Revolutionary War era to explore the fascinating world of medicine during this period. In his presentation, Professor Terpening will share his extensive knowledge of the medicines, implements, and techniques used by physicians during the war, providing a glimpse into the medical practices of the time. He will also delve into the role that doctors played during this period, and the social standing they held in society. This is a rare opportunity to gain insight into a lesser-known aspect of the Revolutionary War, and to learn more about the challenges and achievements of the medical profession during this crucial time in American history.