The American Cyclopædia (1879)/Pfäfers

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The American Cyclopædia
Edition of 1879. See also Pfäfers on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

PFÄFERS, or Pfeffers, a watering place of Switzerland, in the canton of St. Gall, 2 m. S. of Ragatz. It is more than 2,000 ft. above the sea, and has the so-called indifferent thermal springs, efficacious in rheumatism and nervous diseases. The springs were discovered in 1038. The gorge of the Tamina, leading from the village to the springs, is one of the most picturesque spots in the world.