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Near Ukiah in Mendocino County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Ukiah Vichy Springs Resort

 
 
Ukiah Vichy Springs Resort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Henry M Kohnen, October 17, 2014
1. Ukiah Vichy Springs Resort Marker
Inscription. Native Americans used these springs for thousands of years before Frank Marble "discovered" them in 1848. William Day established the resort here in 1854. Ukiah Vichy represents one of the oldest continuously operating mineral springs resorts in California. Its waters remain among the most important of the thermal, alkaline-carbonated waters so highly valued by both European and American believers in hydrotherapy. It is the only mineral spring in California that resembles the famed Grand Grille Springs of Vichy, France.
 
Erected 1991 by State Dept. of Parks & Recreation in cooperation with Vichy Springs Resort. (Marker Number 980.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 39° 10.005′ N, 123° 9.518′ W. Marker is near Ukiah, California, in Mendocino County. Marker is on Vichy Springs Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Vichy Springs Resort is a private facility closed to the general public. For questions please see staff at the resort office. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2701 Vichy Springs Road, Ukiah CA 95482, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow
Ukiah Vichy Springs Resort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Henry M Kohnen, October 17, 2014
2. Ukiah Vichy Springs Resort Marker
These iron gates mark the entrance to the resort property.
flies. Sun House (approx. 2.8 miles away); IOOF Lodge #174 (approx. 2.9 miles away); Eversole Building (approx. 2.9 miles away); Gambrel-Hawn Building (approx. 2.9 miles away); 116 & 118 South State Street (approx. 2.9 miles away); Ladies of the Night (approx. 2.9 miles away); Ukiah Telephone Exchange (approx. 2.9 miles away); Masonic Temple History (approx. 2.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ukiah.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located in the resort parking lot between the office and the iron gateway to the resort property.
 
Categories. Natural Resources
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Henry M Kohnen of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 278 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Henry M Kohnen of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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