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Pine Physick: Medicine in Early Massachusetts

Saturday, September 23, 2023

Pine Physick: Medicine in Early Massachusetts

Date & Time

Saturday, September 23, 2023

Time Slot(s):

10:30 am to 12:00 pm

1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Drop in at anytime during 10:30am-12pm and 1pm-2:30pm.

Description

The early English settlers made use of pine trees for building materials, trade commodities and medicine. Come join Dan Marshall to explore both European and American colonial sources that shed light on how turpentine, resin and pine cones were used to treat a variety of ailments.

Due to the weather, this event has been moved indoors to the Charter Street Cemetery Welcome Center.

Weather Restrictions

Will be moved indoors if raining.

Host

Salem Historical Society and The Witch House

https://www.salemhistorical.org/

salemhistoricalsociety@gmail.com

Address

Charter Street Cemetery Welcome Center, Charter Street, Salem, MA, USA

Charter Street Cemetery Welcome Center, Charter Street, Salem, MA, USA

Directions

This program will be held inside the Charter Street Cemetery Welcome Center, Samuel Pickman House, 43 Charter St, Salem.

Accessibility

Accessible / Wheelchair or stroller accommodating

Fun for Kids

Event Category

  • History
  • Horticulture
  • Nature / Science

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