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1792

The first hotel at Sweet Springs was built by William Lewis

Other events that happened on or around 1792

1857

A large building and five cottages were built at Sweet Springs

Other events that happened on or around 1857

1864

The Sweet Springs resort was visited by Union forces under Gen. David Hunter

1930

Sweet Springs went into receivership

Other events that happened on or around 1930

1945

The state of West Virginia purchased the Sweet Springs property and established the Andrew S. Rowan Memorial Home

Other events that happened on or around 1945

Jan 26, 1970

Sweet Springs was added to the National Register of Historic Places

Other events that happened on or around January 26, 1970

1991

The Andrew S. Rowan Memorial Home was closed

Other events that happened on or around 1991

1996

The Sweet Springs resort was sold to private hands

Other events that happened on or around 1996

Nov 12, 2015

Sweet Springs Resort was auctioned for $560,000


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