It Would Make a Heart of Stone melt

"It would make a heart of stone melt" Sickness, Injury, and Medicine at Fort Ticonderoga explores early medical theory, practice, and experience as each relates to the armies that served at Fort Ticonderoga in the 18th century.  Medical care of troops was of paramount concern to the armies that sought to attack or defend the Fort and lessons learned here had a direct impact on the outcome of the American Revolution.   

The exhibit presents an overview of medical practices, diseases of the army, and the treatment of wounds within the armies that fought in American during the French & Indian War and American Revolution.

This exhibit is located on the ground floor of the soldiers' barracks.