A lovely expanse of Warrick County property was once known as "St. Ronan's Well" and it was the homeplace of M. P. Olin and family. Around the turn of the century, along with Degonia Springs in Warrick County, St. Ronan's Well was highly regarded as one of the locations in Southern Indiana for its ample sources of mineral water.
According to the history of Warrick, Spencer and Perry Counties, St. Ronan's Well was among the foremost for its medicinal properties, which proved to be beneficial to many over the years for curing certain ailments satisfactorily.
A physician by the name of Dr. D. W. Fairchilds of Evansville visited the site and analyzed the mineral water with the following results: there was much magnesium oxide in the water, as well as calcium oxide, alumina and other solid health-restoring constituents.
From the time word got out about this place, train and auto excursions came from far away to drink of its waters and to spend big money buying jugs of it to take back home with them.