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Doc Anner, the Swamp Doctor

Presented by Oakland Park Historical Society at Jaco Pastorius Park, Oakland Park FL

Oct 19 2014
Doc Anner, the Swamp Doctor

Doc Anner was a fascinating woman who lived to help people, never refusing to go where she was needed. Darrow was only the second female doctor in the state of Florida?she passed her medical exam there with a 98 percent, the highest score ever. Darrow practiced medicine until 1949, moving to Ft. Lauderdale, where she died in 1959.

A doctor practicing in the Everglades in the early twentieth century would have to ?know how to change tires quickly at 4 a.m. and in the freezing rain; set a

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$7 advance, $10 at the door

Contact: 954-253-0850

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Jaco Pastorius Park

4000 N. Dixie Highway , Oakland Park, FL 33307


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