First public Bath and Wash House in the United States opens in New York City

The New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor opens its public Bath and Wash House in Mott Street, the first in the nation. It will have almost a million visitors in its first year of operation. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 108.
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Cultural
Relevance
Personal
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