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By Kevin McKinley
Guest Writer 

Historical mineral springs in Canoe


December 13, 2018

Mineral springs gave rise to many communities in our area and some become vacation locations as well. A mineral springs existed near Bowman Cemetery in the Wawbeek area that led to the rise of the long lost town of Evansville. The Roberts community had a spring as well. Other communities such as Herrington, had a hotel centered around their mineral springs.

Sometimes the mineral springs were believed to hold medicinal benefits. Such was the case with the mineral springs at Canoe, Alabama. The springs had been a major source of free, pure water for the community since the inception of Canoe...

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