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These healing springs, visited by Washington, 1748, were given to Virginia by Lord Fairfax. Helpful in treating infantile paralysis, rheumatism, diabetes and other diseases. Temperature of water is always 74 degrees.
One of oldest spas in South, warm mineral spring waters first used by Native Americans for reputed healing powers. Frequently visited by George Washington. Land granted to Virginia by Lord Fairfax in 1776, but used as a health resort since 1750s. …
This official West Virginia Centennial Time Capsule was dedicated October 12, 1963 as Morgan County's contribution to the State's Centennial celebration. It contains historical documents, personal messages to be distributed in 2063.
George Washington, surveyor for Lord Fairfax, visited "ye fam'd warm springs" first, Mar. 17, 1748. Later he brought his family "to try the effect of the waters" in 1768. When "Ye Town of Bath" was incorporated in October 1776, Washington bought t…
In memoriam toThe sons and daughters ofMorgan County Through their passion, optimismcourage and heroism they took upthe struggle during the Second WorldWar and made the sacrifices toperpetuate the gift our forefathersentrusted to usA Nation con…
Soldiers from Morgan Countywho served in the defenseof their country in the following wars:Mexican War 18481861 - Civil War - 1865Union soldiers killed in battleDied in prisonDied during warSurvived the WarLocated in County after warConfederate so…
Berkeley SpringsWashington first came here, 1748. Fairfax gave the springs to the public. Established as town, 1776. Virginia treated her sick soldiers here. Gen. Washington, Gen Buchanan, Gen. Gates, Charles Carroll and others bought lots 1777. …