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The Ghost Map

Author(s): Gregory Vogt, Ed.D.

Fleeing from Soho

The Soho cholera outbreak was part of a larger epidemic across London that claimed hundreds of lives. But the swiftness of the Soho outbreak was terrifying. Over three days, 127 people – men, women, and children – died. Entire families were wiped out. Soho became an instant ghost town as residents fled the area.

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