Swett 2: Concord Train Station

1865: In which we meet a colorful local character…

ADVENTURES of a DEAF-MUTE in the WHITE MOUNTAINS ~ by William B. Swett ~ Continued ~

<< BEFORE: Swett decides to seek work in the mountains


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The “Water Cure” (a.k.a. “hydropathy”) was a 19th century system of preventing and treating disease using waters of various properties and temperatures.  Sometimes it took a patentable, proprietary business form, and sometimes it spread more openly through 19th century social media.

This passage reminds me of some of the characters I’ve met on the streets of Concord in recent years!

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