Montgomery White Sulphur Springs

Montgomery White Sulphur Springs (HM1Z9)

Location: Elliston, VA 24087 Montgomery County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 14.353', W 80° 13.513'

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Near here stood Montgomery White Sulphur Springs, popular resort area of 19th century America. During the Civil War the resort was converted into a military hospital staffed by Catholic nuns. Several hundred victims of smallpox including nurses and soldiers are buried nearby. The Southern Historical Society was reorganized here in August, 1873, when Jefferson Davis delivered the principal address.
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HM NumberHM1Z9
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Marker NumberKG-12
Year Placed1971
Placed ByVirginia Historic Landmarks Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 9:42am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 568721 N 4121691
Decimal Degrees37.23921667, -80.22521667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 14.353', W 80° 13.513'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 14' 21.18" N, 80° 13' 30.78" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 115 I-81, Elliston VA 24087, US
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