Beall Springs

People at the spring

The spring is not just a place to gather water.  Before and after the hotel existed, the spring has been a local meeting place and a destination for travellers.  Some of them are pictured here.

A elderly woman, in dark dress and with a dour expression, stands next to a wood post with a spout extending from the opposite side. Water flows from the spout into a pitcher on the ground. The top of the post sports a decorative wood ball, like a newell post.

Beall family album tintype photo copied by Samuel Oliver Beall

Minerva Massey Beall (1818-1885).  Note the tin cup atop the post for those who didn't bring a container.  Water from the spring spout fills a pitcher at lower right.

A woman kneels at the side of the spring, filling a plastic water bottle. Another bottle, already full, sits atop the spring.

Photo by Augustine Phillips, August 2001

Annie L. Phillips Beall travelled from Washington state to trace her family heritage in Warren County.

A young woman squats at the side of the spring, filling a plastic water bottle.

Photo by Dave Krok, 27 Nov 2009

Suzanne Beall stopped by from Chicago with fiancé Dave Krok during a visit to family in Macon, GA.  This was her first visit to the spring.

A couple squats at the side of the spring, filling drinking cups.

Photo by Chris Beall, 24 May 2017

Sheila and Chris Beall, from New York state, took a break for drinks while on a trip researching family genealogy and the history of the spring.

A man stands next to the spring, carrying a jug filled with water.

Photo by Chris Beall, 24 May 2017

Milton Hall, who has lived in the area all his life, went to the store to buy the spring water that helps his joint pain, but they were sold out so he came to the spring to try it out.