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Zoom lecture on vaccination drama

January 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$10 – $15

The Marblehead Museum will host Andrew Wehrman, an associate professor of history at Central Michigan University, for a Zoom lecture on the heated history of smallpox vaccinations during the Revolutionary War.

Wehrman will discuss his new book, “The Contagion of Liberty,” which features the story of Marblehead sailors burning down an expensive private hospital on Cat Island just weeks after the Boston Tea Party.

Edward Jenner performing his first smallpox vaccination, 1796. Oil painting by Ernest Board. COURTESY PHOTO / THE WELLCOME COLLECTION

Details

Date:
January 26
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$10 – $15
Event Category:
Website:
http://marbleheadmuseum.org/

Organizer

Marblehead Museum
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Venue

Marblehead Museum
170 Washington St.
Marblehead, MA 01945 United States
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Phone:
781-631-1768
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