Spook-tacular Artifacts at the Augusta Museum of History - Part II
Augusta’s first hospital, City Hospital, opened in 1818. This surgical environment features anesthesia and surgical instruments ca. 1906 and a mural photograph of City Hospital’s staff in the operating theater ca. 1906.
Founded in 1937, the Augusta Museum of History preserves, interprets, and shares the material history of Augusta and the Central Savannah River Area. From a 10,000 year-old projectile point to a 1914 locomotive the collections chronicle a rich and fascinating past.