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Sir William Johnson carried on litter to Spring at Ballston Spa N.Y. (Old Iron Spring)

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Title

Sir William Johnson carried on litter to Spring at Ballston Spa N.Y. (Old Iron Spring)

Date

1760s

Is Part Of

Brookside Museum, Saratoga County Historical Society. URL: https://brookside.pastperfectonline.com/webobject/FE479E77-A20B-4168-A029-352670405560

Description

Sir William Johnson (1715-1774) was the British soldier and hero of the French and Indian Wars . In addition to the report that indigenous people carried him to High Rock Spring in 1767 to treat his war wounds, this oil painting shows him also visiting the Old Iron Spring in Ballston Spa, NY.

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Original Format

Oil painting

Record Creation Date

5/6/2021

Date Published (Display)

Unknown

Abstract (& Historical Note)

Sir William Johnson - tee-pee - Old Iron Spring - Ballston Spa - indigenous - Native American - mineral waters - healing - medicinal - balneology - Saratoga Springs

URL

https://brookside.pastperfectonline.com/webobject/FE479E77-A20B-4168-A029-352670405560

Collection

Citation

“Sir William Johnson carried on litter to Spring at Ballston Spa N.Y. (Old Iron Spring) ,” Skidmore Saratoga Memory Project, accessed August 7, 2022, https://ssmp.skidmore.edu/document/1308.

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