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Spring House, Poland, 1885

Contributed by Poland Spring Preservation Society

Spring House, Poland, 1885

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The Spring House, the source of Poland Mineral Spring Water.

Hiram Ricker, proprietor of the Poland Spring resort and water company, is in the center bottom of the photo handing a glass of water to a guest. He has long, white mutton chops.

Hiram Ricker, his father Wentworth, and other members of the family experienced drastically improved health from drinking water from the spring on their property and began marketing it along with the resort for healthful living.

Other Information


  • Title: Spring House, Poland, 1885
  • Creation Date: 1885
  • Subject Date: 1885
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 17.8 x 25.4
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Poland Spring Preservation Society
PO Box 444, Poland Spring, ME 04274
(207) 998-4142

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