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Miracle In Preston - The Story of the Preston Springs Hotel

Miracle In Preston - The Story of the Preston Springs Hotel
Preston Spring Hotel Book

The Miracle in Preston - Story of Preston Springs Hotel. In 2000 I published this small booklet. At that time the Preston Springs Hotel was bought and considerable renovations were being done. Unfortunately the owners went bankrupt. CLICK HERE to read and download the book.

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  1. What an amazing and well appreciated tribute to Preston history.
    Thank you for keeping such memories alive.

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  2. What a great Story. The pictures were so precious.Thanks so much for sharing.Marion Maynard

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  3. Still have mine Paul. Great source of information.
    Ray Ruddy

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  4. I have the little book so glad I do soon with the Springs being demolished it will be a memory like the old Kress building. Thank you Paul for the book it's a real keep sake.

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