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Beautiful White Sulphur Springs Hotel

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Type: Black-and-white photographs
Title: Beautiful White Sulphur Springs Hotel
Date: 1900-1933
Description: Beautiful White Sulphur Springs Hotel. Photograph of Beautiful White Sulphur Springs Hotel, located six miles north of Gainesville. A noted summer resort in the early 1840s, known for its medicinal spring, also known as Oconee White Sulphur Springs. It is said that Alexander Stephens, who became Vice-President of the Confederacy, and Woodrow Wilson, who became President of the United States, were both visitors. The hotel had wide porches, double parlors, a dining room built to accommodate 100 guests, many bedrooms with private baths, sleeping porches, and numerous guest cottages, each with running water, electric lights, and baths. The hotel burned in 1933.

Caption: "Hall County Library Photo Collection (0263) Gainesville, Georgia."

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Electronic version made available through a federal Library Services and Technology Act Grant and Georgia Public Library Services.

Subjects: White Sulphur Springs Hotel (White Sulphur Springs, Ga.) | Hotels--Georgia--White Sulphur Springs | Resorts--Georgia--White Sulphur Springs | Hall County (Ga.) | White Sulphur Springs (Ga.) | Gainesville (Ga.)
Contributors: Hall County Library System (Ga.)
Online Publisher: [Gainesville, Ga. : Hall County Library System], 2001
Original Material: 1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm. | Forms part of: Hall County, Georgia historical photograph collection.
Rights and Usage: Cite as: [Name of photograph], Hall County, Georgia historical photograph collection, Hall County Library System.
Persistent Link to Item: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/hall/hchp/do:0263

Related Institutions: Hall County Library System (Ga.)
Collection Information: Hall County Georgia Historical Photograph Collection