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Buffalo Junction, Virginia Historical Markers

 
US Rt 58 & Buffalo Springs Rd image, Touch for more information
By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
US Rt 58 & Buffalo Springs Rd
Virginia (Mecklenburg County), Buffalo Junction — UL-7 — Buffalo Springs
Between 1817 and 1949, nearby Buffalo Springs hosted guests from across the country, promising good health from its mineral waters. The springs prospered after Thomas F. Goode (1825-1905) acquired ownership in 1874, improved the resort, and promoted . . . — Map (db m30925) HM
Virginia (Mecklenburg County), Buffalo Junction — Buffalo Springs — Interpretive Trail — John H. Kerr Dam & Reservoir —
Early History In 1728, a survey party led by William Byrd II visited these springs. In his diary he wrote that the spring water was: “…what Adam drank in Paradise … by the help of which we perceived our appetites to mend, our slumber to . . . — Map (db m30929) HM
Virginia (Mecklenburg County), Buffalo Junction — Buffalo Springs — Interpretive Trail — John H. Kerr Dam & Reservoir —
Buffalo Springs Resort On the other side of the county road was the resort area of Buffalo “Lithia” Springs. Spring #1 was located here, as were the hotels, cabins, a pavilion, tennis court, bowling alley, game room, barbershop, . . . — Map (db m30930) HM
Virginia (Mecklenburg County), Buffalo Junction — Buffalo Springs — Interpretive Trail — John H. Kerr Dam & Reservoir —
Springhouse and Gazebo The gazebo in front of you sits over the cistern and springhouse for Spring #2. Of the three springs that were considered to have medicinal attributes, Spring #2 was the most famous. Bottled water from this spring was . . . — Map (db m30931) HM
Virginia (Mecklenburg County), Buffalo Junction — Z-198 — Mecklenburg County / Halifax County
(Obverse) Mecklenburg County Area 669 Square Miles Formed in 1764 from Lunenburg, and named for Princess Charlotte, of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Queen of George III. Bacon, the Rebel, defeated the Indians near the present town of . . . — Map (db m30932) HM

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