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White Sulphur Springs in Greenbrier County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

The Springhouse

 
 
The Springhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 22, 2014
1. The Springhouse Marker
Inscription.  The Springhouse - symbol of The Greenbrier since 1835 because it sits atop the White Sulphur Spring. "Taking the waters" - either by bathing or by drinking for medicinal purposes - was the foundation of this resort. Earliest recorded use of the mineral water was in 1778. Atop the dome is Hebe, the Greek Goddess of Youth.
 
Erected by The Greenbrier.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, MusicScience & MedicineWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 37° 47.249′ N, 80° 18.77′ W. Marker is in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, in Greenbrier County. Marker and Springhouse are on the grounds of The Greenbrier. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 West Main Street, White Sulphur Springs WV 24986, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named The Springhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Tennis and the Outdoor Swimming Pool (within shouting distance of this marker); President's Cottage
The Springhouse and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 22, 2014
2. The Springhouse and Marker
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Old White (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Greenbrier Clinic and Project Greek Island (approx. ¼ mile away); Kate's Mountain (approx. 0.4 miles away); White Sulphur (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dry Creek Battle (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in White Sulphur Springs.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  The Greenbrier, America's Resort. (Submitted on July 16, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
The Springhouse Basin image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 22, 2014
3. The Springhouse Basin
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 414 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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