The West Johnson Spring was modified by a local stone carver of the same name long ago. He first drilled a hole into solid rock using primitive tools and then slowly, with painstaking care, carved out a smooth, steep-sided bowl in the stone, deep enough for a small bucket. Johnson also carved grooves above and below the bowl to allow the water to move freely through the bowl. Many people still visit this spring today, especially after a hot summer day.
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