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Doc Anna: Swamp Doctor of Florida

January 30, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

The Swamp Doctor, Anna Darrow

The inspiring story of Dr. Anna Darrow, wife, mother, pharmacist, artist and veterinarian and the second woman licensed to practice medicine in Florida. She braved swamps, alligators, venomous snakes, and dangerous outlaws so she could heal the sick, nurse the wounded and deliver babies in the early 20th century.

Bilingual (Spanish/English) Storyteller Carrie Sue Ayvar loves to share stories and connect people, languages and cultures. She is an award-winning storyteller, speaker, Chautauqua Scholar and Kennedy Center and Wolftrap trained Teaching Artist.

This event is funded by Florida Humanities’ Florida Talks program, in partnership with the Sebring Historical Society.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

January 30, 2020 @ 7:00 pm -
January 30, 2020 @ 7:00 pm


Presenter Information:
Carrie Sue Ayvar, Storyteller
Event Fee:

Event Contact:

Jim Pollard

Event Venue:

Jack Stroup Civic Center
355 W. Center Ave.
Sebring, FL 33870 United States
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Venue Phone:
(863) 471-2522

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