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Alamo Tricentennial Lunch & Lecture: Medicine of the Texas Revolution

Start Date:
Jul 24, 2018
Start Time:
11:30 AM
End Date:
Jul 24, 2018
End Time:
1:00 PM
Category:
Public Event
Details:

lecture series

In 2018, San Antonio will celebrate its 300th anniversary, and as part of that celebration, the Alamo is excited to announce the Alamo Tricentennial Lecture Series!  

Each month, the Alamo will bring you experts who will explore the events, people, and themes that shaped the history of the Alamo, San Antonio, and Texas.

Medicine in the 19th Century has been described as “heroic” reflecting not so much the practitioners of physic, but rather the bravery of the patients for enduring the cure often times deemed worse than the affliction.   Immigrants from the United States brought with them Western medicine, but they were also influenced by their new neighbors in Texas.  This story depicts an emerging Republic that cobbled together civilian physicians in an attempt to assuage the fevered and bleeding brow of revolution.

About Scott C. Woodard:

Scott C. Woodard is currently an Historian in the Office of Medical History at the US Army Medical Department Center of History and Heritage (ACHH) having previously served in the US Army for over 22 years.  He holds a B.A. in History from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, and an M.A. in Military Medical History from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.  "Woody" is a certified Military Historian from the US Army Center of Military History.  As a DA Civilian Historian, he deployed to Kuwait and Afghanistan documenting and collecting Army medical history.  He has presented at numerous academic symposiums, professional military programs and published in peer-reviewed journals, as well as, other periodical outlets.

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11:30 a.m. Doors openThis event is $15 and includes a Jason's Deli lunch box.

  • 12:00 p.m.  Lecture begins
  • 1 p.m. Lecture ends/Q&A

Register to attend the lecture:

The 2018 Tricentennial Lecture Series Schedule (click to print or enlarge)Lecture Series

Location:
The Alamo
Address:

Alamo Hall

300 Alamo Plaza

San Antonio, TX 78299

Contact:
Machaia McClenny
Contact Phone:
210-225-1391