Wabash, Indiana: Civil War Doctor Home

If you're usually bored by tours of historic homes, try visiting one that displays its collection of prosthetic eyes.

Dr. James Ford Historic Home

Address:
177 W. Hill St., Wabash, IN
Directions:
Dr. James Ford Historic Home. North side of downtown, on the south side of W. Hill St., just east of its intersection with Hwy 15/S. Cass St.
Hours:
F-Sa 11-4, Su 12-4, other days by appt. (Call to verify)
Phone:
260-563-8686
Admission:
Adults $4.
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Dr. James Ford Historic Home.

Dr. James Ford Historic Home

Home of a Civil War doctor. Full of old items from Civil-War-era medicine, complete with prosthetic eyes. Recreation scenes of surgery; tons of old medical devices and instruments.

[Nicole Procise, 04/28/2016]

An odd mule of an attraction, combining uncomfortable 19th century surgery with an elegant historic home. July 2016: Photo added.

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