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JP Co-Housing

December 2016

Memories of Moxieland

December 11, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
JP Co-Housing, 65 Cornwall St
Jamaica Plain, 02130

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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