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Learn About Alternative Medicine in the 19th Century at the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum

Martha Washington, Robert E. Lee, and Eleanor “Nelly” Custis (George Washington’s step-granddaughter) are just a few of the famous figures who once paid a visit to the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary, now the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum. This former family-run business launched in 1792 and thrived until the 20th century, when it transitioned into a museum of local history. Come and visit the…

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