A Terrible Malady: Disease and Epidemics in New England

by Lori Lyn Price, MAS, MLA    |    Intermediate    |     Connecticut     |     Maine     |     Massachusetts     |     New Hampshire     |     Rhode Island     |     Vermont     |

Epidemics of smallpox, measles, yellow fever, diphtheria and other illnesses were common ailments in New England from colonial times up through the 19th century. Learn more about these diseases, why they were so greatly feared by your ancestors, and remedies they may have used.

    Friday, March 22, 2019
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Presenter: Lori Lyn Price, MAS, MLA

Lori Lyn Price, MAS, MLA, has worked on her personal genealogy for 20 years and recently completed a master’s degree in history with an emphasis on history of medicine. She loves sharing her passion for social history, genealogy, and bringing ancestors to life by placing them in historical and social context. More information about Lori can be found at www.bridgingthepast.com.

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