History Player to visit Park Rapids Library
Discover what day-to-day life was like for a Fort Snelling military doctor and learn about his other duties, such as keeping the first weather records in the state.
A Minnesota Historical Society History Player will offer an hour-long program 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11 at the Park Rapids Library.
Complete with props and costume, the doctor will “make a call” to "physic" you for such ailments as a “catarrh” and the “ague.”
He'll discuss "modern medicine" of the 1820s – you'll have to decide if the cure sounds worse than the malady.