Posts Categorized: History

The Roseboro’s Foundation

The original hotel was built on whiskey barrels filled with concrete. Over times, the barrels sunk into the ground – over two feet. You can still see a few of the barrels in the basement today. However, in the past few years, the hotel has been jacked up and new concrete piers and footings have… Read more »

The Roseboro Beginnings

Here are photos of the Rosenberg House and Rosenberg Hotel before the additional stories were added and the three buildings joined into one massive hotel – renamed to The Roseboro.

Going Up?

This door on the roof leads to the elevator shaft that has seven stops. In 1900, when three buildings were connected into one, the buildings were at different level. The elevator has stops on each half floor and the door opens on each side. The 1930s Otis elevator is not currently in operation, but is… Read more »

The Roseboro in 1970

Recently, a visitor came to The Roseboro who was a former Sharon Springs resident. He sent me some photos of the hotel from the early 1970s. These were great photos showing many of the buildings that no longer exist today. Note that since this was a summer resort, all of the plumbing was on the… Read more »

Klinkhart Hall

Located just up the street from The Roseboro is Klinkhart Hall. The Klinkhart building housed Klinkhart Hardware, the Post Office, a tin shop, a garage, and an Opera House.