Images of Berkeley Springs: Historic Photos

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Berkeley Springs is a 2011 title from Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America — more than 6500 books on towns, cities and historic areas around the country.

200 historic photos of Berkeley Springs and surrounding area are included dating from the Civil War (a Matthew Brady photo of David Hunter Strother) to the 1974 photos of the Washington Hotel fire by Dwan McBee. The book is a combination of well-selected photographs and informative captions based on extensive historic research.

Chapters are: Overlooks, Taking the Waters, Fairfax Street, Industry and Farms, Festivals and Parades, Fires and Floods, Hotels, Town Life, Around and About, People.

Jeanne Mozier and Betty Lou Harmison

Jeanne Mozier and Betty Lou Harmison are co-authors of this book. They are a pair of West Virginia History Heroes with a passion for their adopted homeplace of Berkeley Springs that, combined, totals nearly a century of collecting, interpreting and writing about local history.

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Washington Hotel Fire Berkeley Springs

Washington Hotel Fire Berkeley Springs