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Benjamin Franklin Coates - Historical Marker

b.23 JUN 1827 — d.6 MAY 1899

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Chales Matheny

Chales Matheny

Medicinal value of springs promoted by Charles Matheny, 1840. First hotel built 1864 and resort named Sodaville. Under ownership of General Benjamin Coates, 1888–91, Smith Grimes 1891–08, and J. W. Rogers 1908–20. Mineral Springs Health Resort nationally known for its large hotel complex and recreational facilities. This hotel destroyed by fire 1924. Smaller hotel built 1904 quarter mile north continued operation through 1940.

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Ohio Historical Markers

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OH, Adams Co

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Benjamin Franklin Coates
Charles Matheny
Smith Grimes

Sources
Posted By: Ray Gurganus

  1. Website: Historical Marker Database;
  2. Website: Family Search Trees;

Updated: 7-25-2020
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