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Putnam links secret springs with tourists

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Saratoga Springs wouldn’t be what it is today if John Morrissey hadn’t liked racing horses, and he and others hadn’t had a rather ruthless willingness to do whatever it took to entertain the wealthy and the masses alike. History might have been different, too, if the Mohawks hadn’t thought so well of Sir William Johnson that they showed him their secret medicinal spring at High Rock in 1771. The British lord of the wilderness, of ...

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