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65 Cornwall St
Jamaica Plain, 02130

December 2016

Memories of Moxieland

December 11, 2016 @ 2:00 am - 5:00 pm
JP Co-Housing, 65 Cornwall St
Jamaica Plain, 02130
Free

Please join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society for some Moxie! Between 1928 and 1953 the soft drink Moxie was bottled at 74 Heath Street at a plant known as "Moxieland". Augustin Thompson originally created Moxie in Lowell in 1876. At the peak of Moxie’s popularity, it even outsold Coke! It was marketed as a medicine that can “recover brain and nervous exhaustion; loss of manhood, imbecility, and helplessness.” Hear Merrill Lewis, President of the New England Moxie Congress, speak about…

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