Early party barge to Monegaw Springs

Small steamboats, some pushing barges, delivered large parties from Osceola to Monegaw Springs, eight miles upstream, after commercial river traffic had almost disappeared. 

The effort to finance a railroad from Osceola to Monegaw Springs failed. Attempts to capitalize on Monegaw’s celebrated springs have been persistent, but largely unrewarded. 

Its geographic isolation has been problematic, and later public recognition that drinking spring water had no medicinal benefit sealed its fate.

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