July 14, 2010 Mid-Century Modern
Modern Snapshot: Mid-Century Cooling in Berkeley Springs
Berkeley Springs State Park in West Virginia features two mid-century ways to relax and cool off from the summer heat–one is mid-18th Century and the other is mid-20th Century. You can take a plunge in George Washington’s Bath Tub (c. 1748). At age 16, the first president was part of a team surveying the western areas of Lord Fairfax’s real estate empire. And just across the small park, you’ll find a much more modern swimming pool with flat-roof pool house.