Cholera infantum, the bloody flux, ague, putrid fever, filth disease, consumption – and the treatments sometimes sounded just as scary.
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Some of the stories shared on the on the tour include:
Evelyn Bollert explores some of the infectious diseases that afflicted families in the late 19th and early 20th centuries in this virtual presentation based on her informative tour of Cedar Hill Cemetery.
The program was in collaboration with the Hartford Medical Society.