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The problems with dr. Gorrie's inventions is that during his life Gorrie couldn't sell anyone on underwriting his ideas, and two, his inventions, when actually produced made the South attractive to all those northern folk who've since descended upon Dixie's Land!
Small but very interesting museum I have visited a number of times in my life starting when I was about 15 and the last time in 2015 about a 60 year spread. Seems to have more each visit.
Dr. John Gorrie developed the refrigeration coil while trying to find a way to create cooler conditions for patients suffering...更多
There would be fewer people living in FL if it were not for this important invention. It's a small museum, so a short visit will inform and hold the interest of children as well as adults.
The museum is set directly opposite a public memorial to Gorrie with a biographical marker, so you may want to first see if this satisfies your curiosity and thus save yourself a two dollar admission fee. Upon entering, you are invited to view a roughly...更多
This small museum features a short hokey movie about Dr. Gorrie, and his place in history, but was very well staffed by an enthusiastic State Park Ranger who helped explain the significance of the exhibits and displays. Her knowledge made this a worthwhile stop, and...更多
There's not a lot there, but it's worth a stop. The video is interesting, there is a model of the ice machine, it's pretty remarkable how he came up with that concept. The park ranger we talked to was very nice, added a lot of...更多