New Exhibit: Medicine on the Maumee

The faculty and staff of the Ward M. Canaday Center are pleased to present a new exhibit, Medicine on the Maumee: A History of Health Care in Northwest Ohio, opens on Thursday, March 1, 2012.  The exhibit will explore the history of medicine in the local area from the time of its settlement to present day.  A variety of institutions have contributed artifacts to the exhibit, which features rare books, first-hand accounts, and other fascinating objects.

The exhibit opening will be held in the Center at 3 p.m. on March 1st and will feature John Jaeger recreating his great-grandfather Dr. Frederick Jaeger as “The Black Swamp Doctor’.  Dr. Jaeger’s patient logbooks are included in the exhibit.  The opening is free and open to the public, with a reception to follow.

The exhibit will remain through December 2012, and is open Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Group tours may be arranged.  Call the Canaday Center at 419-530-4480 for more information.

More information is available in the UTNews article on the exhbiit.