The Llandovery Castle Tragedy – and the 14 Nurses Who Shaped History

The story of the Llandovery Castle is one of reprieve turned tragedy – the deadliest Canadian naval disaster of World War I.  However, its legacy and those of the 14 nursing sisters on board have now been largely forgotten in the pages of history.  The implication of this disaster compels a resurfacing of the story and a commemoration of those whose lives were lost. … More The Llandovery Castle Tragedy – and the 14 Nurses Who Shaped History

The Story of Dr. Crawford Long and the Ether Controversy

Born in 1815, Dr. Crawford Long studied medicine and surgery under renowned scholars and had the opportunity to participate in several surgeries. Surgery was a different experience in the early nineteenth century because patients were not sedated and were in excruciating pain throughout the procedure. ⁠ … More The Story of Dr. Crawford Long and the Ether Controversy