Thompson's Bromine and Arsenic Springs

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Thompson's Bromine and Arsenic Springs
Thompson's Bromine and Arsenic Springs is located in North Carolina
Thompson's Bromine and Arsenic Springs
Thompson's Bromine and Arsenic Springs is located in the US
Thompson's Bromine and Arsenic Springs
Location W of Crumpler on SR 1542, near Crumpler, North Carolina
Coordinates 36°30′8″N 81°23′45″W / 36.50222°N 81.39583°W / 36.50222; -81.39583Coordinates: 36°30′8″N 81°23′45″W / 36.50222°N 81.39583°W / 36.50222; -81.39583
Area 8 acres (3.2 ha)
Built c. 1887 (1887), c. 1900, c. 1920
NRHP Reference # 76001299[1]
Added to NRHP October 22, 1976

Thompson's Bromine and Arsenic Springs, also known as Healing Springs, is a historic mineral spring resort and national historic district located near Crumpler, Ashe County, North Carolina. The district encompasses 10 contributing buildings and 1 contributing site. They include the octagonal plan spring house and frame double cabin (c. 1900), frame bath house, a long frame cabin structure, 5 cabins (c. 1920), and a double cabin (c. 1930). The Bromine-Arsenic Springs Hotel was constructed in 1887 and burned to the ground in 1962; its former location is considered an archaeological site.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Linda Robertson; Davyd Foard Hood & Charles Greer Suttlemyre, Jr. (June 1976). "Thompson's Bromine and Arsenic Springs" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01.