Shorpy Saturday – Fountain House: 1899

By Jeffrey Buck

Longing for some warmer weather? Me too. As the snow melts for some of us, let us look to the warmer months with outdoor activities without jackets and drinks by the pool or perhaps a mineral spring!

Take a look at the photograph entitled “Fountain House: 1899“:

Macomb County, Michigan, circa 1899. “Fountain House, Mount Clemens.” Bath houses and mineral springs were the draw in this 19th-century spa town. 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

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About Jeffrey S. Buck

I'm currently a Project Manager at Cypress Partners, LLC in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. I graduated from Wayne State University in 2008 with a B.A. in Journalism. Looking to broaden my view of the world, I spent a semester abroad studying at the University of Salford, a Greater Manchester University in England. I enjoy doing an array of activities, including following Detroit sports teams, SCUBA diving, traveling, reading, playing tennis, hand-written letters and going to the movies. I am the co-founder of the Woodward Spine, a blog about Detroit and its surrounding communities. The Woodward Spine aims to inform its readers about relevant news and events through creative and informative posts in these core areas: news, opinion, entertainment, history, sports and development. The Woodward Spine serves the tri-county metro Detroit area, concentrating mainly on the communities that lie along the Woodward corridor.
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