View of a church in French Lick, Indiana. The church is set on a hill with a stairway leading up to it. There is a circular window over the entrance and a bell tower tops the roof. Snow covers the ground and building.
View of the east side of the public square in Orleans, Indiana. Several stores line the street including a cafe and what appears to be a photography studio. Nearly all of the stores have awnings over their first floor windows. Several cars and...
View of the French Lick Springs Hotel in Indiana focusing on the staircase leading to the hotel entrance. The entryway is covered to protect guests as they make their way up to the building. There are awnings on all of the guest rooms windows.
Between 1870 and 1930, a "go to get cured" industry mushroomed, embracing individuals seeking improved health. Popular Indiana destinations included the Pluto Springs of French Lick, the mud baths of Mudlavia, and countless other resorts and...
French Lick Springs Hotel; Health & hygiene facilities; Health resorts
Visitors often posed in front of the Pluto Spring House located at the French Lick Springs Resort. The hotel pampered its guests who were often seeking what they believed to be curative powers of the mineral springs.
Orange County (Ind.); Springs; Resorts; Pavilions; Health resorts
View of the sprawling French Lick Hotel in Indiana. The front of the six-story hotel is shown. A porch extends the length of the building on the main floor. Horses and wagons are waiting in front of the stairway.
Interior view of the Grand Atrium of the West Baden Springs Hotel in West Baden, Indiana. The atrium is covered by the third largest unsupported dome in the world. Six tiers of rooms encircle the atrium. A large fireplace is visible at one end of...
Hotels; Atriums; Fireplaces; Balconies; Mosaics; Domes
Oliver Crane created lots for the county seat in 1831. One tradition says Goshen is named after Mr. Crane's hometown in Orange County, New York; another says it was because the land was rich and productive like the biblical land of Goshen.
Elkhart County (Ind.); Business districts; Clothing & dress; Clocks & watches; Sidewalks
View of the north side of the public square in Orleans, Indiana. A brick building on the corner houses the J. A. Cloud store. Banners in the upper story windows indicate that the store sells clothing and linoleum. A group of men and a few young...
Plazas; Streets; Stores & shops; Men; Boys; Department stores
View of the West Baden Springs Hotel and grounds in West Baden, Indiana. The complex of buildings includes an opera house, casino, and oval bicycle and pony track with an electrically lighted baseball diamond in the center.
Hotels; Domes; Health resorts; Gardens; Casinos; Opera houses
View of the Orange County Court House in Paoli, Indiana. The courthouse has six columns on the front and stairs leading up to the entrance. Exterior stairs to the second floor are also visible along the front of the building. A cupola with a clock...