Resorts of Riverside County, California (Postcard History Series)

Resorts of Riverside County, California (Postcard History Series)

by Steve Lech
     
 

For all the faults attributed to the San Andreas, its one very soothing aspect has been an enormous spiderweb of cracks spreading throughout the geologic formations of what became Riverside County. These fissures yielded springs and grottos of warm waters to which thankful pioneers and snake-oil salesmen alike attributed curative powers. In the 20th century,… See more details below

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For all the faults attributed to the San Andreas, its one very soothing aspect has been an enormous spiderweb of cracks spreading throughout the geologic formations of what became Riverside County. These fissures yielded springs and grottos of warm waters to which thankful pioneers and snake-oil salesmen alike attributed curative powers. In the 20th century, vacationers seeking relaxation, together with those afflicted with a myriad of maladies, came to Palm Springs, Desert Hot Springs, Glen Ivy, Murrieta Hot Springs, and a dozen other wide places in the road to bathe in the balmy waters beneath desert breezes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738530789
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
11/15/2005
Series:
Postcard History Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.66(h) x 0.39(d)

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