Newspaper ad

Newspaper ad

Early newspaper ad promotes the Glen Park Hotel.

Postcard view

Postcard view

Postcard view of the palatial hotel and its landscaped grounds.

Newspaper ad

Newspaper ad

This newspaper ad promotes both the hotel and its adjacent "Magnetic Sulphur Springs." At this time it was popular to bathe in mineral springs for their supposed health benefits. Practitioners of the so-called "water cure" (a form of quackery) were among the most enthusiastic supporters of dress reform.

Houses 1 & 2

Houses 1 & 2

The northernmost two of the three houses that now occupy the former site of the Glen Park Hotel. Local lore has it that bricks from the razed hotel were used in building one or more of these structures.

Houses 2 & 3

Houses 2 & 3

The southernmost two of the three houses that now occupy the former site of the Glen Park Hotel. The center house (which appears in this photo and the previous one) is a private dwelling; the other two are B&Bs.

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