Mark your calendars and join us for an evening with Dr. James Craik at the Oklahoma History Center on Friday, January 7, 2011. The museum doors will open at 6:00 PM and the program will begin at 7:00 PM. The program is free, seating is first come and open to the public.

 

Doctor James Craik was the first Physician General of the United States, George Washington's personal physician, and his long-time friend. Dr. Craik and General Washington served together in both the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War. Dr. Craik was with General Washington when he passed on December 14, 1799.

 

An Evening with Dr. Craik is made possible through the partnership of the Oklahoma History Center and George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens. The two entities have partnered along with several other statewide groups over the last three years bring the history of our nation's first president to life for the students and citizens of Oklahoma.

 

For more information please visit our website www.okhistorycenter.org or call 405-522-0765.

 

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Michael Dean

Public Relations Director

Oklahoma Historical Society

800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive

Oklahoma City, OK  73105-7917

(405) 522-5241

mdean@okhistory.org

www.okhistory.org