Join us for the May meeting of TIARA at Brandeis University.
There will be no Faílte Friday open house in May. Watch the Events page for the schedule for future open houses at TIARA’s new office in Sudbury.
A terrible malady: Disease and Epidemics in New England with Lori Lyn Price
Epidemics of smallpox, measles, yellow fever, diphtheria and other illnesses were common ailments in New England from colonial times up through the 19th century. Learn more about these diseases, why they were so greatly feared by your ancestors, and remedies they may have used.
Lori Lyn Price, MAS, MLA, has worked on her personal genealogy for 20 years and recently completed a master’s degree in history with an emphasis on history of medicine. She loves sharing her passion for social history, genealogy, and bringing ancestors to life by placing them in historical and social context. She can be found at bridgingthepast.com