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Congress Spring in Saratoga Springs, NY

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Congress Spring in Saratoga Springs, NY

Date

1849

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Access to the print through the Granger Historical Picture Archive.

Description

In 1802, Gideon Putnam built a tavern and boarding house in Saratoga Springs, NY, which helped turned the town into a destination for spa tourism. By the mid 1800s, popularity had increased and famous visitors included James Fenimore Cooper, Andrew Jackson and Napoleon Bonaparte's brother.

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etching

Record Creation Date

5/6/2021

Date Depicted (Display)

1849

Abstract (& Historical Note)

Saratoga Springs - mineral waters - balneology - medicinal - spa tourism - James Fenimore Cooper - Andrew Jackson - Joseph Bonaparte

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https://www.granger.com/results.asp?inline=true&image=0651458&wwwflag=4&itemx=4

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Citation

“Congress Spring in Saratoga Springs, NY,” Skidmore Saratoga Memory Project, accessed August 7, 2022, https://ssmp.skidmore.edu/document/1311.

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