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By Carol A. Jensen,East Contra Costa Historical Society

ISBN-10: 073854700X

ISBN-13: 9780738547008

ISBN-10: 1531628656

ISBN-13: 9781531628659

Byron scorching Springs is typically known as the "Carlsbad of the West," after the famed eu health and wellbeing spas. The lodge hosted the recognized, the rich, the infirm, and the curious alike throughout the early twentieth century. The 160-acre estate, in japanese Contra Costa County close to the San Joaquin River, featured 3 grand inns designed through well known San Francisco architect James Reid. Amidst this fashionable backdrop have been well-liked site visitors in 19th-century finery, early Hollywood royalty, Prohibition entertainments, mineral water "cures" for varied illnesses, and mystery interrogations of global warfare II POWs (when it used to be referred to as "Camp Tracy"). apart from the recent springs themselves, the lodge boasts one of many oldest golfing classes within the western United States.

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