Winter Tea and Talk: Dr. James Still, Pine Barrens Herbalist
Enjoy tea and teacakes with Jeannie Francis, a local herbalist, and learn about our own Dr. James Still, Doctor and Herbalist in the Pines. James Still was a hardworking young man with a passion for medicine and helping his fellow man. In the mid-1800’s he studied and began creating herbal distillations and remedies that made him well known, respected and, eventually, wealthy. He stayed true to his dream through extreme poverty, heartache and racism to become a much loved figure in Burlington County History. Come learn about and talk about Dr. James Still with one of our own local herbalists, while sharing locally made herbal teas, homemade cookies and tea sandwiches.