People Used To Flock To This Rural Kansas Area To Experience Its Healing Mineral Waters

Did you know we once had healing springs in the Sunflower State? Waconda Spring near Cawker City, KS – also known as the Great Spirit Spring – was a site in Mitchell County, also near Glen Elder. For centuries, this place was revered by Native Americans and settlers alike for its mineral content and alleged ability to heal ailments and illnesses. It’s no longer in existence today, but the history of this place is fascinating!

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Address: Waconda Spring, Cawker, KS 67430, USA