Augusta Springs (Hot Springs; now Warm Springs, Bath County, Va.)

The springs referred to as "Augusta Springs" included the Hot Springs, or Little Warm Springs as it was then called, in Augusta County, Va. (now Bath County, Va.). Augusta Springs is now present-day Warm Springs in Bath County.

Prior to June 1763 Thomas Bullitt and Thomas and Andrew Lewis had acquired a tract of about three hundred acres in Augusta County (now Bath County) which included the Hot Springs, or Little Warm Springs. Bullitt and the Lewises signed an agreement to finance bathhouses for the entertainment of the visitors at the springs. Bullitt later made an agreement with GW, Fielding Lewis, Archibald Cary, and Gabriel Jones for them to make improvements to his land adjoining the springs, though Bullitt later rejected the agreement in 1771.




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