The Life of Charles Edward Ballard
This poor boy had a Midas touch. From gambling clubs to circuses to the West Baden Springs Hotel, Ed Ballard could make a business flourish. But in the end that ability led to his shocking death.
The Life of Lillian Sinclair
She lived a life of privilege as the only child of Lee and Caroline Sinclair, but Lillian always knew what she wanted. And usually, she got it!
In the Swim of Things:
This two-story indoor swimming pool was the talk of not only the town, but the entire country. Today, it has been restored back to a state-of-the-art facility.
The Life and Death of Lee Sinclair
A successful Hoosier businessman, Lee Sinclair owned a bank, a woolen factory, and served in the Indiana House of Representatives before establishing West Baden Springs Hotel as a fashionable resort.
Remembering Sam Townsley
For over half a century, Sam Townsley made French Lick Resort guests feel special and welcomed.
A Decade’s Change
Ten years have brought a stunning amount of change to the towns of French Lick and West Baden along with the amazing growth and popularity of French Lick Resort.
Chicago Cubs and Their
West Baden Connection
It’s been 108 years since the Cubbies won the World Series. But during their 1907 and 1908 wins, the team gave a nod to West Baden Springs Hotel for assisting in those sweeps.
The Mystery of the Bathing Beauty
It all began with an unidentified photo hanging on a wall in the hotel. But now, almost 60 years later, the identity of the bathing beauty has been solved.