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Saratoga Spa: Health for the Nation


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Saratoga Spa: Health for the Nation



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2-sided pamphlet advertising Saratoga Springs as a spa destination. The cover shows an outline map of the United States with red lines radiating out from the city across the eastern seaboard. Bottles of water from Saratoga Coesa, Geyser, Hathorn illustrate. The brochure emphasizes the medicinal qualities of water that is "just-as-Nature-made-it," and cathartic or alkaline.

INSIDE: describes the history and characteristics of the Saratoga Spa "one of the show places of America" with majestic buildings, modern appliances and landscaped malls and esplanades, as well as baths and pools. A labeled photograph of the spa accompanies. A circular map indicates "the roads to Health at Saratoga Spa" and indicates it's only 182 miles from New York City. Routes 4, 7, 9, 20 and 9W indicate route to Canada, Niagara Falls and the West, the Green and White Mts. and New England.

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“Saratoga Spa: Health for the Nation,” Skidmore Saratoga Memory Project, accessed July 21, 2024,

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