Formerly known as Kneipp Springs.
Chuck and I hung out here wandering a lot if the day at this abandoned place for my Birthday. 💕😍💕 "Effective and lasting cures have long been sought for our many ills here. Over the centuries many have been brought forth. No doubt many more will be offered in the future.
A reminder of one such pseudo-medicinal curative sits on well-groomed grounds overlooking the western end of Sylvan Lake at Rome City in Noble County - formerly known as Kneipp Springs Sanitarium. There for many years the essential treatment provided seekers of relief was what amounted to a cold-water cure.
This path to improved health was popularized by German priest Sebastian Kneipp (1821-1887). In the winter of 1849, he is said to have successfully overcome then-incurable tuberculosis"
Our Lady, Mother of Mercy the Center at Historic Kneipp Springs