A 19th CENTURY HEALTH RESORT
During the latle 1850s, a retired businessman, Jonathan P. Clark, from Cincinnati purchased a bucolic area near Harveysburg famous for its multitude of mineral springs. It was located at the end of Clark Avenue on the slope of the ridge southwest of Harveysburg, the same ridge upon which Harveysburg was situated. The more than 50 springs fed into Caesar's Creek. He enclosed the largest of the springs and built spring houses of lattice work and a platform for guest speakers and benches for the audience. After his death, the resort declined but the area was still noted for its 50 springs and its beauty.