Northeast Georgia History Center forum Sept. 10

The Northeast Georgia History Center will host its next Tuesday forum at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10. This month’s forum will discuss the life of Dr. Crawford Long of Jefferson, Georgia.

Long became the first physician who used ether for surgical anesthesia in 1842. Vicki Starnes, director of the Crawford Long Museum, will share this remarkable story of a country doctor who created a cutting-edge procedure right here in Northeast Georgia.

Admission is $3 for non-members and free for members. For more information: 770.297.5900 or ude.uanerb@retnecyrotsih.