Excelsior Springs: Haunted Haven

Excelsior Springs: Haunted Haven

by Excelsior Springs Museum & Archives, Janet R. Reed

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Excelsior Springs: Haunted Haven by Excelsior Springs Museum & Archives, Janet R. Reed


Excelsior Springs: Haunted Haven takes the reader back to a time when miracle cures were the stuff of legend. Here in the late 1800s, rumors of healing mineral water springs spread faster than wildfires, and the growth of a city was ignited by mankind's obsession for health. Practically overnight, Excelsior Springs grew from a farming community to a luxury resort town known as "America's Haven of Health." Discover tales of the famous and infamous who sought out treatments for various ills of the day. Many who arrived hoping to be restored by in the waters that gushed forth from the depths may still linger on as spirits. Ghostly tales surrounding this area have been carefully researched and are presented as a legacy to the town's founding fathers, their descendants, and current residents who still welcome visitors from around the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738583365
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 08/28/2011
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author


Janet Reed lives with her husband in Shawnee, Kansas, and serves on several Kansas City area historical societies. Eight years ago, she joined with friends to form the Paranormal Encounter Documentation and Research Organization to investigate, preserve, and promote historic haunted locations. She has also assisted in developing Haunted Kansas Tours, providing scripts for tours in Excelsior Springs, Kansas City, Kansas, and Shawnee, to promote tourism throughout the Midwest.

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