Few People Know The Legend Surrounding This Magical 145-Year-Old Fountain In Rhode Island

Water now flows from the historic drinking fountain on the streets outside the Providence Athenaeum after being dry for a decade. Generous donations allowed the plumbing to be replaced so that once again the ornate granite fountain is quenching the thirst of visitors. But is it safe to drink the water? It certainly won’t harm your health, but the legends swirling around drinking from the fountain may make you change your mind.

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