Mission Statement

To preserve and maintain historic McDowell House, the attached apothecary shop and the surrounding grounds;

To seek, collect, conserve and exhibit that material culture which belongs to the Ephraim McDowell family and that which is appropriate to the House while the McDowells lived there from 1802-1830 and the Shop while McDowell practiced there from 1795-1820;

To study and interpret the life of Ephraim and Sarah McDowell and their children while they occupied the House;

To tell of McDowell’s work and of his contributions to modern medicine.

Revised by the Managers Committee 
March 11, 1992

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