Welcome! Log In Create A New Profile Recent Messages

Deep Creek Hot Springs

The Moon is Full


Advanced

Re: Bowen Ranch History

All posts are those of the individual authors and the owner of this site does not endorse them. Content should be considered opinion and not fact until verified independently.

July 12, 2003 05:20PM
Some corrections:

From my personal experience Mrs. Bowen charged $1.00 per person from at least 1970 (probably before that) to 1972 when she moved to Apple Valley.
In spring 1970 clothing optional had long been the custom with most hot springers going nude. One of the long time hot springers, a distinguished astronomer at Mt. Wilson Observatory, started skinny dippping at DCHS with friends beginning in 1953.

In May 1970, there was a crowded campground atmosphere around the springs with a commune of almost 60 persons camped up in the grassy area above the pools. One morning late May or early June swarms of police, deputies and rangers hit the springs from upstream, downstream and from both sides. They marched all of the communers out, daisy-chained, one to another by plastic tie wraps.

The Wares were interested in getting rich any way they could. I would have a difficult time believing anything they said.

Ware advertised in the LA Free Press, commonly called "the Freep," one of the largest circulation underground newspapers in the nation.

These are my own observations, not passed on DCHS legends.
SubjectAuthorViewsPosted

Bowen Ranch History

katrina island 9180July 12, 2003 08:05AM

Re: Bowen Ranch History

celtfire 1844July 12, 2003 05:20PM

Re: Bowen Ranch History

Arizona Mike 1236July 13, 2003 08:24PM

Re: Bowen Ranch History

LaughingBear 1718July 12, 2003 10:03PM

Re: Bowen Ranch History

Arizona Mike 1214July 13, 2003 09:06PM

Re: Bowen Ranch History

katrina island 1104July 14, 2003 05:17PM

Re: Bowen Ranch History

celtfire 1158July 15, 2003 05:11PM

Eagle's Tribe

katrina island 1794July 16, 2003 02:47PM

Re: Bowen Ranch History

LaughingBear 1140July 14, 2003 06:34PM

Re: Bowen Ranch History

LaughingBear 1158July 15, 2003 10:10PM



Sorry, only registered users may post in this forum.

Click here to login