Presented by the Isle of Wight County Museum via Ham Cam - a live video feed from the site of the World's Oldest Ham!
This lecture is a fun-filled and yet unbelievable history of cures and treatments over the years. showcasing some historic medical misfires and malpractices as well as some “treatments” predicated on a range of cluelessness, trial and error and straight-up scams. Lecturer Tracey Neikirk, curator of the Isle of Wight County Museum, will bring old bottles of medicine and snake oil to show to the crowd. Afterwards, participants may want to take their vitamins.
Join the fun via Ham Cam, a live video feed from the site of the World's Oldest Ham: https://www.historicisleofwight.com/
Thursday, 01 January | Smithfield, VA