1799 – 1819 ~ Decline & Revival

1802 — Bath receives postal name of Berkeley Springs. Continues today.

1809 — Baltimorean Charles Velde proposes healt spa related improvements at Berkeley Springs. Bath Trustees ignore them.

1811 — Gambler Robert Bailey opens hotels, operates gambling and revives Berkeley Springs as a fashionable resort. He leads its rebuilding.

1812 — War fills Berkeley Springs with fashionable escapees from British danger.

1815 — Roman Bath House and Gentlemens’ Spring House built. Both in use today.