Hotel Washington


Stock #: 272932
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Berkeley Springs
State: West Virginia (WV)
County: Morgan
Publisher: Ruppenthal's Studio And Camera Shop
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Hotel Washington, the largest in Berkeley Springs, W. Va., fully equipped with elevator service. Located on the square at the main entrance to the famous Health Mineral Springs. Washington visited here in 1748. Lord Fairfax gave the famous Springs to the public. Berkeley Springs was established as a town in 1776. Virginia treated her sick soldiers here. Dr. C.W. Chancellor called it a "health-giving luxury fit for the Gods", Generals Washington, Buchanan, Gates and many others bought lots here. (Berkeley Springs) is an historical place

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