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Medicinal Plants

History Talks Lecture Series: The Role of Medicinal Plants on the Frontier

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History Talks Lecture Series: The Role of Medicinal Plants on the Frontier

Enjoy an afternoon learning something new about the history of the region. Each month, guest speakers from our community will share the stories of this area pertaining to the 18th century.

September 19 – The Role of Medicinal Plants on the Frontier Early settlers throughout the 18th century relied on native plants not only for cooking and as a source of food, but also for their medicinal properties. Join Elizabeth Hardy as she discusses the important role these plants had when trained doctors were scarce. Meet at the Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Interpretive Center. Free

The Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Interpretive Center operates as a satellite park of Natural Tunnel State Park and is located at 371 Technology Trail Lane in Duffield, Virginia.For questions or additional information, call the interpretive center at 276-431-0104.

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