Desert Hot Springs

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Desert Hot Springs gets its name from its most precious natural resource.

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Desert Hot Springs was first homesteaded by Hilda Maude Gray in 1908. Five years later, adventurer and human rights activist Cabot Yerxa settled on 160 acres (now Cabot’s Pueblo Museum) and discovered a 600-year-old sub-basin aquifer while digging a well. A decade later, Al Capone built Fortress West, a playground for mob bosses and Hollywood stars who were looking for