Pedestrianism in 19th Century
Matthew Algeo talked about his book, Pedestrianism: When Watching People Walk Was America’s Favorite Spectator Sport. During the 1870s and 1880s competitive walking became a popular sport in many major eastern cities including New York and Philadelphia. Mr. Algeo talked about how the sport came to be, some of its most famous athletes, and its sudden decline. close
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