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Salt Sulpher Springs, U.S. Route 219, Salt Sulphur Springs, Monroe County, WV



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B&W Photos

HB1257824
Looking North, Showing Iodine Spring (foreground), Salt Sulphur Spring (left Background), And Twin Cottages (upper Right) (4 X 5 Negative; 5 X 7 Print)

HB1257825
Showing (left To Right) Chapel, Store Building, Spring House, And Bath House, Southeast Facades (4 X 5 Negative; 5 X 7 Print)

HB1257826
Showing Stream, Store Building (upper Left), Spring House And Bath House (near Stream), Southeast Fronts And Southwest Sides (4 X 5 Negative; 5 X 7 Print)


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Item Title


Location
U.S. Route 219, Salt Sulphur Springs, WV

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS WV-117
Significance: One of the most noted and fashionable of the 19th century resorts of Virginia, Salt Sulphur was noted for its gracious, quiet atmosphere and good food. It was a particular favorite of South Carolinians. The overall character is of sturdy, small vernacular buildings.

Subjects
Springhouses
Spas


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. LOOKING NORTH, SHOWING IODINE SPRING (FOREGROUND), SALT SULPHUR SPRING (LEFT BACKGROUND), AND TWIN COTTAGES (UPPER RIGHT) (4 x 5 negative; 5 x 7 print)
2. SHOWING (LEFT TO RIGHT) CHAPEL, STORE BUILDING, SPRING HOUSE, AND BATH HOUSE, SOUTHEAST FACADES (4 x 5 negative; 5 x 7 print)
3. SHOWING STREAM, STORE BUILDING (UPPER LEFT), SPRING HOUSE AND BATH HOUSE (NEAR STREAM), SOUTHEAST FRONTS AND SOUTHWEST SIDES (4 x 5 negative; 5 x 7 print)


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