Contributed by Poland Spring Preservation Society
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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.
About This Item
- Title: Spring House, Poland, 1885
- Creation Date: 1885
- Subject Date: 1885
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 17.8 cm x 25.4 cm
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Well houses--Maine--Poland Spring
- Springs--Maine--Poland Spring
- Ricker family
- Ricker, Hiram, 1809-1893
- Water--Maine--Poland Spring
- Buildings--Maine--Poland Spring
For more information about this item, contact:Poland Spring Preservation Society
PO Box 444, Poland Spring, ME 04274
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