From Cupping to Cocaine: Health and Wellness for the Victorian Woman
$20.00 incl. HST
Saturday, March 7, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Registration Required | Registration Policy
In celebration of women’s day, join us for a tour that focusses on women’s health and wellness in the 19th Century through the 20th Century covering topics on childbirth, medical care and medicines, sports and health, recipes and the in home physician, as well as Victorian etiquette including the permanent effects of wearing a corset on women’s bodies. Refreshments will be served after the tour.
This extensive guided tour is 90 to 120 minutes long and will describe the medical miladies, treatments and peculiar beliefs of the Victorians. There is an emphasis women's at home treatment recipes and etiquette of corsetry to childbirth along with general health and well being. After the tour, Historical Interpreters will host a social with refreshments in our Interpretive Center where additional exhibits may be viewed.