Old Point Comfort Resort: Hospitality, Health and History on Virginia's Chesapeake Bay

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The Chamberlin Hotel still stands today as a dominant landmark along the Hampton Roads Harbor. This restored hotel symbolizes the days when Old Point Comfort was the premiere health and holiday resort in the South. The Hygeia and Chamberlin were grand hotels that lavishly catered to invalids, travelers and vacationers seeking relief from the summer's heat during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Steamships and trains brought hundreds daily to enjoy Old Point Comfort. These elegant buildings combined a luxurious ...

Old Point Comfort Resort: Hospitality, Health and History on Virginia's Chesapeake Bay 2009, History Press (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9781596294851

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