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Hopewell Culture National Historical Park

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16062 STATE ROUTE 104
CHILLICOTHE, OH 45601 United States
740-774-1126 https://www.nps.gov/planyourvisit/event-details.htm?id=C64E4BA7-031B-D2C3-9C1DAED84B785DE1

February 2020

Pest Control by the Victorian Housewife

February 24 @ 7:00 pm
Hopewell Culture National Historical Park, 16062 STATE ROUTE 104
CHILLICOTHE, OH 45601 United States
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Presented by David J. Shetlar, PhD (the BugDoc) With all the current talk about environmental adverse impacts of modern pesticides, people often adopt a pastoral view that our forefathers had less problems dealing with toxins. In the 1880s, We will find out that a common pesticide was mercury chloride, though benzene (a known carcinogen) and even opiates were used for pest control in and around the home!  Perhaps, things were better back then! Free and open to the public

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