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

Pre Civil War Spring House

 
 
Pre Civil War Spring House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, January 24, 2009
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.
Restored in 2002

 
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. 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.
By Craig Swain, January 24, 2009
2. The Spring House
The Spring House image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 13, 2012
3. The Spring House
Note upgraded landscaping
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,020 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on December 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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