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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
On Highway Fifty Eight (U.S. 58) near Buffalo Springs Road (Virginia Route 767), on the right when traveling east.
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 —
Near Buffalo Springs Road (Virginia Route 767) 0.2 miles north of Highway Fifty Eight (U.S. 58).
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 —
Near Buffalo Springs Road (Virginia Route 767) 0.2 miles north of Highway Fifty Eight (U.S. 58).
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 —
Near Buffalo Springs Road (Virginia Route 767) 0.2 miles north of Highway Fifty Eight (U.S. 58).
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
On Highway Fifty Eight (U.S. 58) near Pooles Mill Road (Virginia Route 722), on the right when traveling west.
(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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