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White Sulphur Springs in Greenbrier County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Old White

1858 - 1922

 
 
The Old White Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 26, 2009
1. The Old White Marker
The Old White Hotel was demolished in 1922 and The Greenbrier was expanded.
Inscription. Here stood a famous hostelry affectionately known as
The Old White
Once the pride of the Old Dominion
Whose gracious hospitality, beautiful surroundings and healing waters gained national renown and made it the object of many a pilgrimage.
Here gathered from the north and south great generals, famous statesmen and philanthropists, lovely ladies and reigning bells "who left upon the silent shore of memory images and precious thoughts that shall not die, and cannot be destroyed".
 
Erected 1940 by The Greenbrier.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 37° 47.223′ N, 80° 18.562′ W. Marker is in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, in Greenbrier County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 60. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of The Greenbrier. Marker is in this post office area: White Sulphur Springs WV 24986, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Greenbrier Clinic and Project Greek Island (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); President's Cottage (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Springhouse
The Old White Marker with The Greenbrier behind. image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, March 26, 2009
2. The Old White Marker with The Greenbrier behind.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Springhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tennis and the Outdoor Swimming Pool (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kate's Mountain (approx. mile away); White Sulphur (approx. mile away); Dry Creek Battle (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in White Sulphur Springs.
 
Also see . . .  The Greenbrier website. (Submitted on May 25, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Greenbrier image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 26, 2009
3. The Greenbrier
Has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses National significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America
1990
Source of White Sulphur Springs image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 26, 2009
4. Source of White Sulphur Springs
Wealthy landowners vacationed at The Greenbrier to take the healing waters from this spring.
President's Cottage image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 26, 2009
5. President's Cottage
Several US Presidents vacationed at the Greenbrier and stayed in this cottage.
President's Cottage Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 26, 2009
6. President's Cottage Plaque
Built 1835
Restored 1930
The Old White Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 22, 2014
7. The Old White Marker
The Old White Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 22, 2014
8. The Old White Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,071 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   7, 8. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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