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El Dorado Springs is a small health resort in the southwest of Missouri which became known for its mineral waters. The first business opened in 1881. Today, El Dorado Springs has a population of about 3,800.
In 1890 the original spring was channeled to the springhouse
The Park Hotel [background]
was built in 1882. In 1999 the Park Hotel, by then the oldest building in El Dorado Springs and
listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was destroyed by fire.