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Red Sulphur Spring in Monroe County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Red Sulphur

 
 
Red Sulphur Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Miller, October 25, 2016
1. Red Sulphur Springs Marker
Inscription. Site of a popular resort hotel, built in 1832. Water from the springs was reputed to have curative value. Hotel was used as a military hospital during Civil War. Last owner was Levi P. Morton, vice-president under Benjamin Harrison.
 
Erected 1969 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Location. 37° 30.811′ N, 80° 45.907′ W. Marker is in Red Sulphur Spring, West Virginia, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Ballard-Red Sulphur Parkway (West Virginia Route 12) and Indian Creek Road (County Route 23), on the left when traveling south on Ballard-Red Sulphur Parkway. Touch for map. West of Pine Grove Road (County Route 27). Marker is in this post office area: Ballard WV 24918, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War Camp (approx. 4.1 miles away); Cook's Fort (approx. 4.7 miles away); Saltpeter Caves (approx. 5.4 miles away); Mann-Miller / Springfield (approx. 6 miles away); Grave of Elizabeth Graham Stodghill (approx. 6.4 miles away); Dr. Henry Lake Dickason (approx. 6.7 miles away); Woods’ Fort (approx. 6.7 miles away); Home of Isaac Estill / Block House on Indian Creek (approx. 7.6 miles away).
 
Categories. ArchitectureWar, US Civil
 
Red Sulphur Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Miller, October 25, 2016
2. Red Sulphur Springs Marker
Red Sulphur Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Miller, October 25, 2016
3. Red Sulphur Springs Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2016, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. This page has been viewed 217 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 25, 2016, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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