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Blue Ridge Springs was one of a number of summer resorts in Southwestern Virginia. It boasted the healing powers of dyspepsia in its natural spring. Like many resorts of its kind, Blue Ridge Springs fell into disrepair during the Great Depression. …

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Crockett Springs Resort, near Shawsville, was one of a number of summer resorts in Southwestern Virginia that boasted the healing powers of its spring waters. The resort opened in 1889 and closed shortly before 1940. The hotel was razed in 1966.

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Canoers on Mountain Lake. The second Mountain Lake Lodge, built in 1875, can be seen in the distance. The current stone lodge replaced this structure in 1936.

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Blue Ridge Springs was one of a number of summer resorts in Southwestern Virginia. It boasted the healing powers of dyspepsia in its natural spring. Like many resorts of its kind, Blue Ridge Springs fell into disrepair during the Great Depression. …

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Peaks of Otter Lodge

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Peaks of Otter Lodge in the latter part of construction.

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A view of the grounds and guest cottages at Craig Healing Springs.

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The Salem Cottage at Craig Healing Springs.

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J.W. Ould Cottage at Craig Healing Springs.

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Guests in the swimming pool at Craig Healing Springs.

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Entrance gate at Craig Healing Springs.

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The central office at Craig Healing Springs.

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The Roy Lemon trio performs at Craig Healing Springs.

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Guests play cards at Craig Healing Springs

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The dance floor in full swing at Craig Healing Springs.

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Guests enjoy a performance at Craig Healing Springs.

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Guests attend a church service held in the Glass House at Craig Healing Springs.

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An unidentified group poses in front of the spring house at Craig Healing Springs.

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An unidentified group next to the Glass House at Craig Healing Springs. The brick building the the Oak Lodge.

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The central office of Craig Healing Springs.

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The central office of Craig Healing Springs.

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A chef prepares biscuits in the Craig Healing Springs kitchen.

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A night view of Craig Healing Springs Resort.

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Guests dine in the dining hall at Craig Healing Springs.

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Interior view of the dining hall at Craig Healing Springs.

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The Jefferson at Craig Healing Springs was built in 1910. Though some of the buildings still exist, the Jefferson was razed in 1970.

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Main entrance to Craig Healing Springs

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An unidentified group stands in front of the dining hall and central office of Craig Healing Springs.
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