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Lest We Forget: Infectious Diseases from 1850 to 1918

Event Date/Time

Jun 15, 2013
10:00 am until 11:30 am

Description

Cholera infantum, the bloody flux, ague, putrid fever, filth disease, consumption – and the treatments sometimes sounded just as scary. Evelyn Bollert leads a walking tour that explores the fearsome infectious diseases that afflicted Cedar Hill families as germ theory slowly supplanted the miasmas theory of disease.

Cost $5.00
Location

Cedar Hill Cemetery
453 Fairfield Avenue
Hartford , CT
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Additional Information
SponsorCedar Hill Cemetery Foundation
Phone860-956-3311
Contact nameBeverly Lucas
Contact emailblucas@cedarhillcemetery.org
Websitehttp://www.cedarhillfoundation.org

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