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 outside of the building and was drained at the end of the season. The old kosher kitchens on the back of the hotel fell in and were later removed. The stables in the back and staff quarters were also torn down in the 1980s and 1990s due to deterioration. The last photo show what the Spring House Spa looked like before it was renovated. He also gave me an old map showing Sharon Springs back in to mid-1800’s which was a great find.
The gardens at The Roseboro are looking very colorful this time of year. The gladiolus and the cleome are standing tall!
The new arbor in the gardens of The Roseboro went in yesterday. A matching arbor will go in on the other end of the garden.
After the Sharon Springs Joint Planning Board approved the Special Use Permit for the Roseboro, the County Planning Commission disagreed with their ruling and sent it back for more discussion. This means more delays for the project. Click on the link below to read the story from the 03-16-16 edition of the Times Journal.
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. (more…)