Hot Mineral Water

Hot Mineral Water (HM225G)

Location: Marlin, TX 76661 Falls County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 18.454', W 96° 53.71'

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A well drilled on this site in 1892, in an effort to secure a public water supply, produced 48,000 gallons of hot mineral water daily from an artesian deposit underlying the area. At first believed unfit for human use, analysis proved the water possessed curative powers. On initiative of T.A. Cheeves, Drs. J.W. Cook, J.W. Torbett,and N.D. Buie, a health resort was developed, with a bath house built in 1895, and another well drilled in 1910.

Marlin became a Mecca for health-seekers from all parts of the country, providing basis for local prosperity.
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HM NumberHM225G
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Year Placed1973
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 700313 N 3465601
Decimal Degrees31.30756667, -96.89516667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 18.454', W 96° 53.71'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 18' 27.24" N, 96° 53' 42.6" W
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Area Code(s)254
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 207 Coleman St, Marlin TX 76661, US
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