Medicinal Plants of the Civil War - 2012

Exhibit & Cell Phone Tour

The Frelinghuysen Arboretum is proud to announce the return of the acclaimed cell phone tour, Medicinal Plants of the Civil War. Sponsored by The North Jersey Civil War Round Table, the tour was inspired by some the Medical Botanies in the Frelinghuysen Arboretum rare books collection. It focuses on the role played by plants in medical treatment during the period surrounding the Civil War.

Additional support was provided by Provident Bank Foundation and The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum.

Exhibit & Tour Material

Click on the image at right to download a copy of the Medicinal Plants of the Civil War brochure.

The brochure lists a number of plants that you can see with descriptions. Pictures of these same plants may be viewed on our picture gallery.

The tour will run from June through September.