Jan 30, 2018 Ali Hibbs
In the Dwight Marvin Library
This traveling exhibit from the U.S. National Library of Medicine explores the story of George Washington’s personal health and examines the ways in which he sought to safeguard the health and wellness of his family, staff, slaves, and troops. The six-panel display illuminates the broader context of illnesses and the practice of medicine in Washington’s time. This exhibition was developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health with George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate, Museum and Gardens.