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History Space Program: Visit the Apothecarist
September 7 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
This summer the Newport Historical Society expands the popular History Space initiative with a series of costumed interpretation programs at the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House, with expert historical interpreter Seán O’Brien. In September, O’Brien will discuss specific themes relating to colonial Newport while sharing details about early life in this historic seaport.
All programs run from 11am to 3pm at the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House, 17 Broadway, Newport, RI. Admission is by donation.
Saturday September 7, 2019 – Visit the Apothecarist
Discuss ailments and related remedies that would have been available in colonial Newport through the lens of Dr. Hunter while learning about the role of an apothecarist in a growing colonial seaport.