Tag: Williamsburg

  • The Healing Hands of Mahlon Locke

    The Healing Hands of Mahlon Locke


    Dr. Mahlon Locke built a reputation for treating rheumatism in the 1920s and 1930s. Denounced as a “faith healer” but admired as a “foot twister” and “hoof doctor,” he treated thousands of sufferers at his clinic in Williamsburg, Ontario.

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Bob Teevan


Can the dignity of inclusiveness be preserved when dealing with nearly century old newspaper accounts? Yes, is the answer, and Postcard History contributor, Bob Teevan does it with class, skill, and total historical honesty. In the era of the Eleventh Olympiad, language was much different than it is today.

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