Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson is a YA novel detailing Philadelphia's 1793 Yellow Fever epidemic. Being in Philadelphia, I have heard about this particular epidemic...every time I walk past Washington Square Park I think about it, as well as the Revolutionary soldiers buried there. In the 18th Century, however, this space was called Potter's field.… Continue reading Review: Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson
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Cliveden/Chew Mansion & Wyck House
I finally went up to Cliveden house/Chew Mansion where the Battle of Germantown was fought. For more info on the battle, see my previous post here.