Seven Minute Spring (Manitou Springs, CO)

Seven Minute Spring~ Manitou Springs, Colorado ~ Article by Thomas Baurley, Leaf McGowan, Technogypsie Research The Seven Minute Spring was man-made and drilled in 1909 near the former Manitou House Hotel. The drilling hit a limestone cavity of ancient carbonated waters that created a geyser that would erupt every 7 minutes giving label to its […]

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Soap Lake, Washington

Soap Lake, Washington ~ 47°23′18″N 119°29′15″W (47.388341, -119.487611) ~ Both a small town and a natural phenomena of a magical healing lake, “Soap Lake” was called “Smokiam” by the Native Americans as “Healing Waters”. It is a soft mineral lake in between Ephrata and Coulee. It is located in Grant County Washington. The abundant mineral […]

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St. Colmcille’s Well (Swords, Ireland)

Sord Chomcille Well – St. Colmcille or St. Columb’s WellWell Road, Swords, Irelandhttp://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24179 This is the infamous holy well that “Swords” was named after. It was here that St. Colmcille came in 560 C.E., remarked of its clear or pure waters (Irish: Sord) and blessed the waters making it a holy well. The water was […]

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St. Werburgh’s Well (Swords, Ireland)

St Werburth’s Well Finlay/Swords/Dublin, Irelandhttp://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24191 A well found just down the slope from the Kellogg company in Finlay/Swords area of Dublin county. Just besides the Airside retail park in the holy well section. Believed to be a relatively newer designated holy well, it has a Facebook fan page and is named after St. Werburth, a […]

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The Highfield Holy Well (near Swords, Ireland)

Our Lady’s Well / Highfield Well by Highfield House B&BForest Road, Dublin/Feltrim/Fingal/Swords, Irelandhttp://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24165 As common a name as many across the Irish landscape of “Our Lady’s Well” or simply “Holy Well”, a term given to most holy wells during their Christianization and dedication to the Virgin Mary before being assigned to a given Saint, this […]

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Neolithic Wooden Wells (Germany)

Willy Tegel et al. Early Neolithic Water Wells Reveal the World’s Oldest Wood Architecture. PLoS ONE 2012. Open access Image:http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0051374 Figure 2. Tree-ring samples and chronologies. (A) Temporal distribution of 147 oak ring width series, indicating the lengths of the individual tree-ring sequences, and the youngest felling date per well construction, based on the presence […]

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Tober an amhran – Toberanouraun/Toburneglory Well (Well of the Song / Mermaid’s Well), Cahir, Ireland

Toburneglory Well ~ Tober an amhran, Well of the Song, Mermaid’s Well ~ Outside of Cahir, Ireland. TS075-029 National Monument Survey Document Sheet We drove around for about a half hour trying to find this well, as a legendary mermaid supposedly sat her and sang songs giving it the name “Well of the Song”. Not […]

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