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Saturday HCH Tour - Illness & Death in the Hart-Cluett House

  • Rensselaer County Historical Society 57 Second Street Troy, NY 12180 USA (map)

Illness and Death in the Hart-Cluett House

Using information gleaned from the Hart Papers and the Amanda Cluett diary we will tour the Hart-Cluett House from the perspective of 19th century medicine and burial practices that were used by the Harts and Cluetts.  Discussion will include such topics as toxemia in childbirth, typhoid and yellow fever, quarantines, and burial practices.  This is a tour that will cover all three floors of the house, the basement and first floor are handicapped accessible, the 2nd floor is not handicapped accessible.

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