White Sulphur Springs Historical

White Sulphur Springs Historical (HM1UA9)

Location: Thermopolis, WY 82443 Hot Springs County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 39.672', W 108° 11.736'

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White Sulphur Spring is one of many attractions in the park. In the early 1890s a bathhouse and dance pavilion were built nearby. Unfortunately, a fire destroyed the buildings in 1899.
Early settlers in the area recognized the therapeutic values of the mineral springs. Local pharmacies actually bottled and sold water from the springs as a treatment for a variety of ailments.
Men working with the depression-era Work Projects Administration (WPA) built the stone landing and steps in the 1930s. The steps lead to where White Sulphur Springs trickles out of the travertine and into the Bighorn River.
The postcard (inset, circa 1900) shows White Sulphur Spring flowing at a significantly greater volume than is seen today.
HM NumberHM1UA9
Series This marker is part of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series
Placed ByWyoming State Parks and Cultural Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 1:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 726120 N 4838066
Decimal Degrees43.66120000, -108.19560000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 39.672', W 108° 11.736'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 39' 40.32" N, 108° 11' 44.16" W
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Area Code(s)307
Closest Postal AddressAt or near White Sulpher Rd, Thermopolis WY 82443, US
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