Cut It Off! An Amputation and Demonstration
October 29, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm| $30
Join Atlas Obscura as they get into the Halloween spirit and turn the Missing Soldiers Office into an impromptu operating theater.
Watch a Civil War medical historian amputate a gel leg using authentic 19th-century tools and techniques. The leg, made from a forensic gel and simulated bone, looks, feels, and even sounds (!) remarkably like the real thing.