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Bolivar in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Pre Civil War Spring House

Restored in 2002

 

— Contractor - James Fillinger's Contracting —

 
Pre Civil War Spring House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, May 21, 2021
1. Pre Civil War Spring House Marker
Inscription.  According to local legend, the North came here to get water during the day and the South at night.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 19.393′ N, 77° 45.217′ W. Marker is in Bolivar, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Washington Street (Business U.S. 340), on the right when traveling east. The marker is located at the Bolivar Community Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harpers Ferry WV 25425, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Honoring All Who Served (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harpers Ferry Bolivar Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Simon Bolivar (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Honor of Private Luke Quinn (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bolivar Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters (approx. 0.4 miles away); The First Year of War (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rats in a Cage (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bolivar.
 
The Spring House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, May 21, 2021
2. The Spring House
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,082 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 21, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Jun. 27, 2022