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

177 W. Hill St., Wabash, IN
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.
F-Sa 11-4, Su 12-4, other days by appt. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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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In the region:
The Walking Man Project, Anderson, IN - 50 mi.

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