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Two grand hotels, three acclaimed golf courses, a pair of decadent spas and hundreds of things to do---French Lick Resort is truly the Midwest’s authentic resort destination.
Two grand hotels, three acclaimed golf courses, a pair of decadent spas and hundreds of things to do---French Lick Resort is truly the Midwest’s authentic resort destination.

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Celebrating the Past at French Lick Resort
  --> By Joy Neighbors It all began in 1973 when the National Trust for Historic
Preservation designated May as Preservation Month. Today, French Lick
Resort is celebrating the month with several vintage displays set up to let guests get a glimpse of the pa...

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Seven Historical Facts about West Baden Springs Hotel
  By Joy Neighbors Thanks to
Lee Sinclair and his forward-looking ideas, West Baden Springs Hotel grew to
become a world-renowned resort at the turn of the last century. When Sinclair
died in 1916, his daughter Lillian continued the legacy of updating and
r...

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Eight Historical Tidbits About French Lick Springs Hotel
By Joy Neighbors Dr. William Bowles May is National Preservation Month, a great time to mine the archives for interesting tidbits about French Lick Springs Hotel. It was 1845 when Dr. William Bowles
purchased land in southern Indiana and built the first Fre...

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Remembering Mudlavia – Another Hoosier Wellness Spa
  By Joy Neighbors Wellness
resorts were hot commodities in the late 1800s. Travelers went to Hot Springs,
Arkansas and Saratoga Springs, New York to "take the waters.” And of course,
French Lick and West Baden, Indiana were home to two well-known health sp...

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There’s More to the Mansion at Pete Dye Than Meets the Eye
By
Joy Neighbors Heather Harrison give a tour of the Mansion May
is National Preservation Month – a perfect time to explore some of the
historical features of French Lick Resort. Today, we’ll take a tour of the
Mansion at Pete Dye with Heather Harrison, Gol...

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Happy Trails and a New Pony at The Stables
  Horses in front of French Lick Springs Hotel in the 1920s Horses have always been a part of the resort. Stables
Ranch Manager Doug Stevens has spent his life in the saddle, so he understands
horses. “The horses are also employees here at The Stables,” Dou...

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The Unsinkable Molly Brown and Her Ties to West Baden
  --> Margaret "Molly" Brown She was a well-known American philanthropist, but is best remembered as
the most famous survivor from the sinking of the Titanic. Margaret “Maggie” Brown, better known as “The Unsinkable
Molly Brown,” was a passenger on the maid...

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Two Upcoming Concerts are Classics
The hills (and the valley) are alive with the sounds of
classic 70’s and 80’s tunes this spring at French Lick Resort! Kool and The Gang Wrapping up the month of April, “It’s a Celebration” with
one of the iconic groups of the 1970s and 80’s. With over 70 m...

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World War Two Vet Meets His Singing Idol
  Jesse Parnell During WWII Jesse Parnell served in WWII, raised four children, and
flew with the Indy Honor Flight, so he’s pretty hard to surprise. But when
Jesse’s daughter Darlene Parnell heard that Connie Smith would be at the
resort, she began making ...

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Improvements Make West Baden Shine for 10th Anniversary
  West Baden Facilities Director Ron Walker Spring brings about thoughts of
remodeling but when you’re in charge of a large hotel, winter is the more
appropriate time for making those formidable changes. West Baden Springs Hotel Facility
Director Ron Walker...
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