09ChapterIX:Lexington:KY Tag

The Ephriam McDowell House – Danville, KY

The late 18th century McDowell House and Apothecary is a National Historic Landmark and the former home of Dr. Ephraim McDowell, the “father of abdominal surgery.” Chapter IX – Lexington, KY, furnished a bedroom in the house and continues to support the museum.

Chapter IX – Lexington, KY

Founded: April 1929 Historic Preservation: Chapter IX contributes $1,000 annually for the maintenance of the Colonial Dames bedroom in the Ephraim McDowell House Museum in Danville, Kentucky and $1,000 annually to the Margaret I. King Rare Book Department of the Library of the University of Kentucky for