After the war she was awarded 4 medals, wrote a book and met Queen Victoria. There was even a party held for her!

2014-10-14 17:11:24 by CJ_Year2

Mary was also very courageous. She treated injured soldiers on the battlefields of the Crimean War.

2014-10-14 17:07:06 by CJ_Year2

The British Hotel provided the soldiers with all they needed. Food, comfort, care and medicine.

2014-10-14 17:05:33 by CJ_Year2

Mary also served the soldiers tea. The soldiers called her 'Mother Seacole' because she was so kind to them.

2014-10-14 17:03:49 by CJ_Year2

She provided the soldiers with nutritious food that helped them recover from illness and reminded them of England.

2014-10-14 17:01:53 by CJ_Year2

Mary set up her hospital, the 'British Hotel', near the battlefields of the Crimean War.

2014-10-14 16:59:33 by CJ_Year2

We discovered how to make medicines from plants and seeds in a pestle and mortar. Mary learnt this from her mother.

2014-10-14 16:58:02 by CJ_Year2

Year 2 had a very special visitor today... Mary Seacole!

2014-10-14 16:52:33 by CJ_Year2