Photo, Print, Drawing Coolfont Manor House, near Berkeley Springs in Morgan County, West Virginia

[ original digital file ]

About this Item

Title
Coolfont Manor House, near Berkeley Springs in Morgan County, West Virginia
Contributor Names
Highsmith, Carol M., 1946-, photographer
Created / Published
2015-04-30.
Subject Headings
-  United States--West Virginia--Morgan County--Coolfont
-  America
-  Coolfont Resort
-  Coolfont Manor house
-  Herbert Quick
Format Headings
Digital photographs--Color--2010-2020.
Notes
-  Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer.
-  The house is the central point of a rustic resort. In 1756, a British veteran of General Edward Braddock's defeat during the French and Indian War built a cabin near cool springs in the Sir John's Run Valley along the eastern slope of Cacapon Mountain. More than 150 years later, prolific author, ecologist and presidential appointee Herbert Quick chose the same site to live out his "back-to-the-farm" philosophy. In 1910, Quick built the stately manor house, pond and several outbuildings as the centerpiece of his experimental farm. He called it Coolfont in honor of the springs. The surrounding Coolfont Resort was created by Sam Ashelman and Rol and Alden Capen in 1965. Among its miles of mountain hiking trails is the Green Trail to historic Prospect Rock where George Washington often rode.
-  Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
-  Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2015; (DLC/PP-2015:055).
-  Forms part of: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
Medium
1 photograph : digital, tiff file, color.
Call Number/Physical Location
LC-DIG-highsm- 31395 (ONLINE) [P&P]
Source Collection
Highsmith, Carol M., 1946- Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id
highsm 31395 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/highsm.31395
Library of Congress Control Number
2015631470
Reproduction Number
LC-DIG-highsm-31395 (original digital file)
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on publication.
Online Format
image
Description
1 photograph : digital, tiff file, color.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2015631470
Additional Metadata Formats
MARCXML Record
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record

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Highsmith, Carol M, photographer. Coolfont Manor House, near Berkeley Springs in Morgan County, West Virginia. Coolfont Morgan County United States West Virginia, 2015. -04-30. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2015631470/.

APA citation style:

Highsmith, C. M., photographer. (2015) Coolfont Manor House, near Berkeley Springs in Morgan County, West Virginia. Coolfont Morgan County United States West Virginia, 2015. -04-30. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2015631470/.

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Highsmith, Carol M, photographer. Coolfont Manor House, near Berkeley Springs in Morgan County, West Virginia. -04-30. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2015631470/>.