Washington bathed there

February 22, 2012|Linda Murray | Around West Hagerstown
  • The warm spring water still bubbles at George Washington's memorial baththtub at Berkeley Springs State Park in West Virginia.
Photo by Linda Murray

Happy birthday to our nation’s first president, George Washington.

On a recent visit to Berkeley Springs, W.Va., I visited the state park where George Washington liked to bathe in the warm springs.

There you will find an outdoor monument which is an example of the primitive baths enjoyed by Washington on several visits to the area. Just look for the plaque which reads, “George Washington’s Bathtub (1748).”

Salem Avenue PTA movie night planned

The Salem Avenue PTA will sponsor movie night Friday.

Concession snacks will be sold, but the movie is free.

Please bring a pillow, blanket, towel or bean bag to sit on. The movie starts at 6:30 p.m. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Evangelist to appear

Evangelist Bucas Sterling will be the guest preacher at the West End Baptist Chapel Sunday at the 11 a.m. service. Sterling is from Upper Marlboro, Md.

The church is at 101 Buena Vista Ave. in Hagerstown.


North Hagerstown Lions Club to meet

The North Hagerstown Lions Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of the month at Always Ron’s Restaurant on Burhans Boulevard in Hagerstown.

The March 1 meeting will be a special meeting celebrating Friendship Night.

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