Hospital history on exhibit

TICONDEROGA The Ticonderoga Historical Society, under the direction of Town Historian William Dolback, has created a historical exhibit celebrating the 100th anniversary of Moses-Ludington Hospital. The society unveiled the exhibit during a free public reception recently at Hancock House, 6 Moses Circle, Ticonderoga. The exhibit highlights the history of medicine in the town with period medical tools, uniforms and equipment. Included in the exhibit is a childs crib with an oxygen tent, maternity items, the nurse matrons uniform cape that dates to the opening of the hospital, and other uniforms, as well as vignettes set up as they would have been in a medical office. The display also includes historic photos from Moses Ludingtons vast archives, including a collection of baby photos through the years. Visitors are encouraged to look for themselves and their family members in the baby photo collection. The exhibit will be on display at the Hancock House through the end of the year. The museums regular hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. For more information on the Historical Society or the exhibit, call Dolback at 585-7868, Email tihistory@verizon.net,or visit the museums web site at http://www.thehancockhouse.org/index.htm

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