1919 – 1973 ~ Local Life Flourishes ~ Spa in Decline

1919 — Pagoda Spring House in park demolished

1929 — Park acquires more land. Current main bathhouse built.

1931 — Current bandstand built

1933 — Park View Inn built on site of former Berkeley Springs Hotel. Continues today as the Country Inn.

1934 — Cacapon State Park built as CCC project.

President Franklin D. Roosevelt visits the springs and “The Pines,” a polio rehabilitation center now War Memorial Hospital.

1937 — Tomato Festival begins. World War 2 cuts reign short at five.

1950-51 — Victorian Bath House demolished; replaced with current outdoor swimming pool — first in West Virginia.

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