Please join us for our next Meeting
6:30 PM Thursday, October 11, 2018
Peggy Macdonald on Dr. Ester Hill Hawks- A Woman Doctor in the Civil War
Peggy Macdonald, director of the Matheson History Museum in Gainesville, will speak on Esther Hill Hawks and the emergence of modern medicine during the Civil War. Hawks was a physician, a Northerner, a teacher, a school administrator, a suffragist, and an abolitionist. In her diaries, she describes heading to the South after the war to care for the newly freed slaves in her capacity as both a teacher and a doctor
Welcome to the website of the Civil War Roundtable of North Florida. We are a diverse group of men and women who share a common fascination: the American Civil War. We meet monthly to share our interest, further our knowledge, and promote the cause of battlefield preservation. Visitors and prospective new members are welcome to join us at our monthly meetings northwest Gainesville. Each month we share an evening of lively discussion and thoughtful reflection as we honor all those who fought in this historic conflict—both the Blue and the Gray.
All meetings held at Trinity United Methodist Church
4000 NW 53rd Avenue
(front Education building, Room 232)
Gainesville, Florida 32653
6:30 to 8 p.m.
Program Topics and Speakers Subject to Change
The Civil War Roundtable of North Florida is dedicated to the study, preservation, and discussion of the people and events that were part of the War Between the States. Membership is open to all who have an interest in the American Civil War.