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Old 05-04-2009, 04:29 PM   #312
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Webster Springs - Webster Co.

OK, I learned something new today - Webster Springs is not the "Official" name of this town. It's "Official" name is Addison, so named in 1892.

Located about 25 miles (as the crow flies) southeast of the Geographical Center of the State. Population is about 800, and is home of the Webster County Woodchopping Festival. It was the location of the Webster Springs Hotel, a 265-room resort (that's larger than the Greenbrier Resort ) that was built in 1897 and burned to the ground in 1925.



For more information on the city: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Webster..._West_Virginia





Historical Marker located on Rt 20 as it passes the courthouse.




View of the Marker and Courthouse.




View westbound on Rt 15 as it passes the courthouse and goes through town.




View of Webster Springs from across the Elk River. The courthouse is visible in the background just to the right of center.
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