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Dishman Springs - Barbourville, Kentucky

This promotional booklet focuses on Dishman Springs of Knox County, Kentucky, which was in existence as early as 1912 or before.

The booklet was donated by Trent Hall in memory of his son, Jason Hall, 1978-2011.

Dishman Springs's manager was William M. Dishman. The booklet describes the Springs as "A Delightful Summer Resort in the mountains of Kentucky." It was open from June 1st to September 15th.

The main building was the Dishman Springs Hotel. Various activities listed in the booklet are golf, dancing, boating, fishing, tennis, week-end parties, and horse-back riding - all admist "Beautiful Mountain Scenery, Delightful Climate, Natural Mineral Waters."

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