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By Carol A. Jensen,East Contra Costa Historical Society

Byron scorching Springs is usually known as the "Carlsbad of the West," after the famed ecu well-being spas. The hotel hosted the recognized, the rich, the infirm, and the curious alike throughout the early twentieth century. The 160-acre estate, in jap Contra Costa County close to the San Joaquin River, featured 3 grand resorts designed by way of popular San Francisco architect James Reid. Amidst this trendy backdrop have been well-known site visitors in 19th-century finery, early Hollywood royalty, Prohibition entertainments, mineral water "cures" for numerous illnesses, and mystery interrogations of worldwide struggle II POWs (when it was once referred to as "Camp Tracy"). apart from the new springs themselves, the inn boasts one of many oldest golfing classes within the western United States.

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