Oh Rue The Flu
Oh Rue the Flu! World War 1 and the Influenza Epidemic in Alamance County, NC The Influenza Epidemic of 1918 infected more than 500 million people, world-wide. Here, in Alamance County, this devastation was keenly felt by the Scott family, who lost their beloved son, James Edwin, at the age of 28, just as he was preparing to fight for his country in World War 1. This exhibit brings together the combined devastation of war and disease as they affected Alamance County early in the twentieth century.
Held over until October 31, 2018