Mineral Spring House


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Mineral Spring House

Mineral Spring House

Mineral Spring House Postcard

Mineral Spring House Postcard

Black and white postcard from circa 1910-1915 of a print of the Mineral Well House, a hotel in Lansing, Michigan. The hotel was on the east side of River Street on the south side of the Grand River, as seen in this image. It was closer to a sanitarium than a traditional hotel, and frequented by people who came to experience the mineral water (which had been discovered while drilling for salt), which was thought to treat various diseases.

 

 

 

Cancers Cured

Cancers Cured

 

Ads like this were common in the 1870s.

 

 

 

 

Steamer Adv

Steamer Adv

Steamer

Steamer

 

This is one of the small steamers that operated on the Grand River between north Lansing, the Mineral Wells, and Benton Bridge.  These boats were very popular and could be boarded from a landing at the Michigan Avenue bridge over the Grand River.