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Prof. Savage’s Traveling Medicine Show

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    The Living History Farms Melodrama Society will present two performances of Prof. Savage’s Traveling Medicine Show.

     Actors in period clothing, representing a small corps of traveling players performing on behalf of a patent medicine company, will present a show incorporating 19th century vaudeville skits, short plays, and songs. Interspersed amongst the entertainment, the good Prof. Savage will attempt to convince the audience of the healing powers of his Swamp Root Elixir herbal tonic in true 19th century hard-selling style.

    Two shows - 11:15 a.m. and 1 p.m.