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West Virginia Has A Lost Town Most People Don’t Know About

In West Virginia’s earliest days, before the Mountain State had a star on our flag all its own, early settlers flocked to the area to find rejuvenation and healing in various warm mineral springs. Often towns built up around the springs, but some were more successful than others…

You can read more about the future plans for Old Sweet Springs here, or visit the Foundation’s Facebook page for the latest updates.

Sweet Springs isn’t the only medicinal spring area with an interesting history. Read more about West Virginia’s abandoned spa towns.

Rachel Whetstone
Rachel is proud to live in wild and wonderful West Virginia. She enjoys nature walks, photography, and discovering new restaurants all around the state.