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Tonyawatha Spring Hotel

Date: 1883
Description: Tonyawatha Spring Hotel from a descriptive brochure. The hotel opened in 1879 and was destroyed by fire on July 31, 1895.
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Mineral Spring Pavilion with Visitors

Date: 1875
Description: "Mineral spring pavilion with visitors taking the waters." Seven adults, including a man in a top hat, five children and a woman are posing in a gazebo bui...
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People in Mineral Springs Pavilion

Date: 1875
Description: "Mineral spring pavilion with visitors taking the waters." Well-dressed men, women and children are posed in a gazebo built over the Iodo-Magnesian Springs...
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Spring Basin

Date: November 26 1972
Description: Dry spring basin (Merrill Springs) at the end of Spring Court off Lake Mendota Drive.
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Silurian Spring

Date: 1914
Description: View of Silurian Spring, located in Waukesha Springs Park.
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Hygeia Spring

Date: 1910
Description: View of Hygeia Spring.
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Glenn's Mineral Spring

Date: 1877
Description: Stereograph view of Glenn's mineral spring.
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Glenn's Mineral Spring

Date: 1877
Description: Stereograph view of Glenn's mineral spring with a group of people gathered around it.
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Arcadian Spring Pavilion

Date: 1905
Description: View of the pavilion at Arcadian Spring.
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Bethesda Spring

Date: 1905
Description: View of the Bethesda Spring.
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Bethesda Spring

Date: 1910
Description: View of Bethesda Spring.
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Marquette's Well

Date: 1889
Description: Cross marking the area of "Marquette's well."
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Merrill Springs

Date: 1910
Description: University of Wisconsin summer session students gather at Merrill Springs on Lake Mendota.
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Merrill Springs

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Description: Merrill Springs on Lake Mendota.
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Palmyra Spring

Date: 1925
Description: Palmyra Spring, called variously "Blue Spring" and "Aurelian Spring".
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Palmyra Spring

Date: 1925
Description: Palmyra Spring, called variously "Blue Spring" and "Aurelian Spring."
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Group at Bethesda Spring

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Description: Group assembled at Bethesda Mineral Spring.
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Silver Spring

Date: 1896
Description: View of Silver Spring and the surrounding countryside. In the background, there is a man on a bicycle, two individuals in a horse-drawn vehicle and a small...
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Spring on Lake Mendota

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Description: View of a large spring on Lake Mendota, to the west of the University of Wisconsin. A man crouches at the edge of the spring and Lake Mendota is visible in...
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Women and Child at Spring

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Description: Five women and a child walk across a plank bridge to the spring at Rock Spring Park. The woman third from the left is Laura Jones.

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