1918 Flu Pandemic

Location: Barre
Tag(s): Healthcare
Historical Category: Military History
Video Date: 11/15/18

The Influenza Epidemic of 1918 greatly impacted the world and Vermont, especially in Barre where they believe quarrying of granite gave silicosis of the lungs to a lot of these granite workers, which contributed to more deaths.

This Place in History is produced in partnership by Local 22 & Local 44 (www.mychamplainvalley.com) and the Vermont Historical Society.

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