Spring House - Mineral Wells Park, Guthrie, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog
N 35° 52.084 W 097° 25.758
14S E 641804 N 3970454
Quick Description: An abandoned spring house on the west side of Mineral Wells Park in Guthrie, Oklahoma
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 2/24/2019 7:41:21 AM
Waymark Code: WM104EK
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 4

Long Description:
As the name implies, Mineral Wells Park was an important source of water for early settlers in Guthrie, Oklahoma. This historic park was also the site of the first statehood celebration (at which time Guthrie was named the state capitol) and was also where the first "Bedlam" football game between Oklahoma University and Oklahoma State University was played. This old spring house has fallen into disrepair - one side wall is gone and the roof has collapsed - but the well head still bubbles. Of course I had to have a drink - the water is as cold and sweet as any!
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