In the mid-1860s, Henry J. Bang, owner of the Fango Bathhouse and Congress Hotel complex in Sharon Springs began constructing beautiful gardens with arbors on the hillside by the Magnesia Temple as shown in these photos. A very elaborate bridge used to cross Brimstone Creek. The arbors had seats with foot rests available to the… Read more »
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I have been working on the gardens on the side of the Roseboro. All of the porcelain base lights were replaced with Victorian-style hanging lights on the porch. There are 22 of these total! I put in Victorian-style lights today to match the new hanging lights on the porch. I worked on the handicapped ramp… Read more »
The name of the Roseboro changed several times over the years. It was The Howland House (1850s), The Rosenberg House (1870s), The Rosenberg Hotel (1896s), (joined 3 building into one in 1900), The Rosenboro Hotel, Hotel Roseboro and finally, The Roseboro. Today, we began to remove the floors in the bathrooms off the lobby (which… Read more »
Many people ask when we will open. I do not have a definite date yet. This is because whenever you do a renovation project this big, you never know what you will run into. That is the case with our project. We want to do everything the right way and not rush just to open.
We are continuing to upgrade the appearance of The Roseboro. This week, we added all new landscaping and added the burgundy and gold leaf trim. We also installed 18 new hanging lights on the porch. There is still a lot more to do, but it is coming along! Stop by and take a look!