The capital of the United States in 1793.
The Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers
As water levels fell, rotting plant life and dead animals here drew thousands of mosquitoes.
This is where George and Martha Washington fled when they fled Philadelphia to avoid the plague.
The West Indies
A rancid load of coffee came from here.
This was a place where Overseers and Guardians of the Poor took poor folks who were infected with the plague.
The New African Society
This was a group that was asked to tend to the sick.
The Overseers and Guardians of the Poor
This was a group that was supposed to care for the poor people, but many of them fled the city and did not do their duty.
Bush Hill House
This was a place taken over by the mayor's committee to house patients.
The US Constitution
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