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Doc Anna: Swamp Doctor of Florida
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.
Carrie Sue Ayvar is a storyteller specializing in presentations in English and Spanish, often told as the costumed Chautauqua Scholar.
This event is funded by Florida Humanities’ Florida Talks program, in partnership with the Friends of the Library of St Johns County Inc.
Date/time: February 20, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Presented By:Carrie Sue Ayvar, Chautauquan