Once Believed To Have Natural Healing Powers, Hundreds Of People Trekked To Ramsey Springs In Mississippi
A small community is the last place you’d expect to attract droves of people, but that was exactly the case with Ramsey Springs back in the 1800s. It all began with the discovery of an artesian spring, which was thought to have curative powers. Before long, an entire resort was built to accommodate the influx of people coming to drink and bathe in the miraculous water. Take a look:
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So, did you know about this part of Mississippi’s history? Tell us in the comments section.
This isn’t the state’s only formerly famous spring. Read about another here.
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
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