When an oil gusher might not be an oil gusher

Buffalo Medical Journal,1914, v. 7. p. 37, advertisement.  Postcard postmarked May 6, 1913.

The historical marker at the site of Alden’s Black Water Mineral Baths: “In 1891, black mineral water was found while drilling for gas. Medicinal value as ‘nature’s remedy for rheumatism’, in 1903, became world famous. The ‘original baths’, a frame bath house, opened November 1904. Erected by Erie County Sesquicentennial Committee 1971”

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