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The Virginia Room Digital Collection includes photographs, oral histories, books, pamphlets and finding aids to items in the Virginia Room. Continue to check back for new additions.

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FE292 Crystal Spring.jpg
A view of Crystal Spring Park, pump house, and reservoir. Crystal Spring was one of the city's earliest landscaped parks. It was designed and managed by Roanoke Gas and Water Works.

FE241 Blue Ridge Springs.jpg
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. …

FE208 Crockett Springs.jpg
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.

FE202 Blue Ridge Springs.jpg
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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Spring at Cave Spring.

PC 103.22 Crystal Spring.jpg
"Crystal Springs Reservoir, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 103.21 Crystal Spring.jpg
"Crystal Spring Reservoir, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 103.2 Crystal Spring.jpg
"Crystal Spring Reservoir. Just below Crystal Spring, the Roanoke Gas and Water Company have built a fine reservoir of concrete, about 225 by 175 by 20 feet in size; it is surrounded by an iron fence and adorned with an artistic fountain. Roanoke is…

PC 103.1 Crystal Spring.jpg
"Crystal Spring, Roanoke, Virginia."

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"Crystal Springs, Roanoke, Virginia."

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"Crystal Springs, Roanoke, Virginia."

Davis 71.223 Craig Healing Springs.jpg
A view of the grounds and guest cottages at Craig Healing Springs.

Davis 71.214 Craig Healing Springs.jpg
The Salem Cottage at Craig Healing Springs.

Davis 71.212 Craig Healing Springs.jpg
J.W. Ould Cottage at Craig Healing Springs.

Davis 71.14 Craig Healing Springs.jpg
Guests in the swimming pool at Craig Healing Springs.

Davis 71.11 Craig Healing Springs.jpg
Entrance gate at Craig Healing Springs.

Davis 71.184 Craig Healing Springs.jpg
The central office at Craig Healing Springs.

Davis GL 46 Spring in Weaver Heights Park.jpg
View of the spring once located in Weaver Heights Park.

Davis GL 12 Watts Springs.jpg
View of two men standing beside Watts Springs.

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Guests play cards 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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A chef prepares biscuits in the Craig Healing Springs kitchen.
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