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Moor Mud Baths Hotel

 
 
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Photographed By Paul F, October 5, 2010
1. Moor Mud Baths Hotel Marker
Inscription.  John Weber purchased this property with its black “moor” earth and a spring in 1899. The hotel, patterned after European spas, and the springhouse opened in 1911. Spring water and warm mud baths, promoted as therapeutic, were available at the hotel. The gold course opened in 1915. The hotel closed in 1959, reopened as Mt. St. Paul Seminary in 1962, then as a co-educational college in 1968, which closed 1970. Since 1972 it has been a Waukesha County office building.. Funded by John Weber III
 
Erected 2006 by Waukesha County Historical Museum. (Marker Number 34-11.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Natural ResourcesNotable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1899.
 
Location. 43° 1.255′ N, 88° 14.004′ W. Marker is in Waukesha, Wisconsin, in Waukesha County. Marker is on Riverview Avenue, ¼ mile south of West Moreland Blvd. Marker is located in the parking lot of the County Human Services building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 Riverview Avenue, Waukesha WI 53188, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this
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Photographed By Paul F, October 5, 2010
2. Moor Mud Baths Hotel Marker
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marker. Weber Brewery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Waukesha Civic Theatre (WCT) (approx. 0.6 miles away); Courthouse Complex (approx. 0.7 miles away); Cohn's Shoe Store (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Waukesha Freeman (approx. 0.7 miles away); Rotunda (approx. 0.7 miles away); Waukesha City - Cutler Park (approx. 0.8 miles away); American Legion Home (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waukesha.
 
Moor Mud Baths Hotel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul F, October 5, 2010
3. Moor Mud Baths Hotel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,665 times since then and 95 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 11, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 27, 2022