The Museum opened its latest exhibition Fire! at OSH in our rotating exhibit gallery today and will be on display until May 2017. Featuring objects from the Museum’s collection, Fire! highlights fire prevention and fire fighting at the Hospital.
The threat of fire at the Hospital has been an issue historically, with several OSH Superintendents noting how catastrophic the consequences would be if a major fire broke out on campus. As stated in the 1897 Biennial Report: