The Cutting Edge: Medicine in Morris County, 1876-1976

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The Cutting Edge: Medicine in Morris County, 1876-1976

Oct. 1, 2017 — May. 13, 2018
Acorn Hall
68 Morris Ave., Morristown, NJ 07960
973-267-3465 Morristown

Event Description

This expansive exhibit, framed by the opening of Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital in 1876 and the NJ Supreme Court case of Karen Ann Quinlan in 1976, includes photos and stories never before displayed. The exhibit also explores the history of The Seeing Eye, local pharmaceutical giants, the impact of diseases such as tuberculosis and Spanish Flu, and the medical professionals who treated Morris County residents over this hundred-year period. Additionally, "The Cutting Edge" honors the 125th anniversary of Morristown Medical Center and commemorates the 100th anniversary of the burning of the original All Souls' Hospital.

MCHS at Acorn Hall is open Wednesdays & Thursdays, 11 am - 4 pm, and Sundays, 1 - 4 pm. Admission, which includes the exhibits and landscaped grounds, is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors, $3 for students, and Free for children under 12 and MCHS members.