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McDowell House Museum, Danville

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TripAdvisor
  • The docent we had obviously really cared about the house and the story of the doctor who lived there. He is famous for performing the first surgery on a woman with an ovarian tumor at that house. The ...  more »
  • This was a nice place. Our guide seemed to be new at the job though. She never even told us about the surgery that we read about online and in the book. She was very nice and answered a lot of questio...  more »
  • I had out of town guests that I wanted to expose to Danville, Ky. We visited McDowell House Museum and really enjoyed learning about the history of the first successful surgery. I am a pharmacist so I...  more »
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  • Surgical museum is fantastic