Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Cool History to feature Navy Medicine

One of Port Columbus's most popular programs is set to run the weekend of the 4th of July. Lawrence Jones, who portrays a US Navy surgeon will be set up to do surgery in one of the ship environments in the museum that weekend and will demonstrate how surgery was done during the Civil War aboard ships.

He will also be talking to visitors throughout Saturday and Sunday about various medical topics so visitors are encouraged to bring their questions.

Cool History is a series of summer programs at Port Columbus, most of which are conducted indoors, where it'