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Near Hot Springs in Bath County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Virginia Hot Springs Company World War Memorial

 
 
Virginia Hot Springs Company World War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 15, 2013
1. Virginia Hot Springs Company World War Memorial Marker
Inscription. Erected 1920 by the Virginia Hot Springs Company commemorating the planting of trees along this boulevard. A memorial of patriotism and a tribute of honor to the employees of this Company and the men of Bath County who in 1917 and 1918 served in the Army and Navy of our country in the World War. Even unto death their name liveth forevermore.
 
Erected 1920.
 
Location. 38° 0.448′ N, 79° 49.094′ W. Marker is near Hot Springs, Virginia, in Bath County. Marker is at the intersection of Sam Snead Highway (U.S. 220) and Dunns Gap Road (County Route 618), on the left when traveling north on Sam Snead Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hot Springs VA 24445, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Letitia Pate Whitehead Evans (approx. one mile away); Union Hurst School (approx. 1.3 miles away); Garth Newel (approx. 1.6 miles away); The County Seat of Bath (approx. 3.1 miles away); Mary Johnston (approx. 3.3 miles away); Bacova (approx. 3.5 miles away); Early Bath County Courthouses (approx. 3.8 miles away); Terrill Hill (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hot Springs.
 
Regarding Virginia Hot Springs Company World War Memorial.
Virginia Hot Springs Company World War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 15, 2013
2. Virginia Hot Springs Company World War Memorial Marker
“Their name liveth forevermore” is from Ecclesiasticus 44.14, one of the books removed from the Bible in 1885.

The Virginia Hot Springs Company built The Homestead Resort, whose grounds Route 220 bisects. Today it operated by Omni Hotel and Resorts.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 3, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 297 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 3, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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