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Salt Pool

Salt Pool


Salt Pool

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a.k.a. Fritzlar Mineral Springs

Bismark Ave (Buchanan Rd)
Evansville, IN

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1894 Opened
1937 Closed


Bismark Ave, 1 block west of Pigeon Creek
District: Mt Auburn
Latitude: 37.989329
Longitude: -87.593704
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The Salt Pool was opened in 1894 and managed by Dr Edward C Cluthe. It was located at the foot of Mt Auburn Hill on the west side. It was approximately 1 block west of Pigeon Creek on Bismark Ave (now a section of Buchanan Rd) near the old Vanderburgh County Humane Society.

By 1922, it was called Fritzlar mineral springs.

The pool went dry in 1937 and closed.

See also Parks / Recreational Mt Auburn district

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