Medical History Lecture Series

Date: 06/12/2019

Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Registration Fees:



The Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society’s Museum of Medical History will sponsor a free lecture at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at the Medicial Society building, 5380 Elvas Avenue, Sacramento, in the upstairs conference room.

Presented by:
  Arequipa Sanatorium: Life in California’s Lung Resort for Women
  Lynn Downey
  Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 7:00 PM

Topic Summary:
Lynn Downey tells the story of her grandmother's experience in a Northern California tuberculosis sanatorium called Arequipa, where women with TB were treated from 1911 to 1957.

Speaker Bio
:    Lynn Downey is a native California writer, archivist and historian. After a long career as an in-house archivist and historian, she is now a historical and archival consultant. Her lastest book, Arequipa Sanatorium: Life in California’s Lung Resort for Women will be available later this this year. Learn more at

The Museum of Medical History will be open at 6:00 PM.  Free admission; free parking.  Reservations are required to ensure adequate seating. 

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For more information call the Medical Society at (916) 452-2671. 

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