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Winner of 2018 Best Family Vacation Spot

November 17, 2018

YOU did it … and we won! Thanks to the tremendous support of all you Capon fans out there-  Capon Springs & Farms has been officially declared the winner in the Best of WV award category: 2018 Best Family Vacation Spot! Many of you told us you submitted Capon for a number of other categories, including ones you created yourselves!  […]

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Tom’s Farewell Tour Ends

November 8, 2018

Time sure flies when you are having fun!  After 43 years, Veterans Day is my final weekend behind the front desk here at Capon.  To say my last season has been very special and meaningful is an understatement.  I have received so many hugs and well wishes that I can put most of them in […]

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Fall Foliage Finally Here!

November 2, 2018

Arriving just about two weeks later than normal, the fall colors finally started to pop this week at Capon Springs.  The photo below of the morning sunrise taken Thursday, November 1st, gives a taste of the magnificent display of nature.  Kevin Ambrose of the Washington Post’s Capital Weather Gang shared his story and pictures recently in […]

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Ending of Era: Last of 2nd Generation Passes

October 24, 2018

Eunice Lee Austin, 92, of Winchester, VA died on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at the Spring Arbor Adult Living in Winchester, VA. Mrs. Austin was born on March 12, 1926 in Wardensville, WV, a daughter of the late John Ewell Kerr & Callie Lee Heltzel Kerr. She was a member of the First Baptist Church […]

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Lou Austin’s book continues to inspire

October 19, 2018

Like most folks, Dave & Karen Nag’s introduction to Capon came by word of mouth.  As a professor at Gallaudet University in  Washington DC,  Karen asked her students to do a presentation about their favorite places.  One person shared her experiences coming to Capon with a photo of her in from of the Pavilion.  “It […]

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A Family Legacy Continues

September 30, 2018

To all the folks at Capon: Our group had a wonderful time recently at Capon Springs. Many thanks for doing a great job as always! One interesting thing about this remarkable gathering is how many different states they represented: California, Washington, Minnesota, Ohio, Maryland, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia! One person […]

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Second Annual Fall Art Retreat

August 30, 2018

September 23-28, 2018 with Kelly Walker We are so excited to offer the 3rd collaboration between Capon Springs & Farms Resort and The Studio as we hold a Fall Artist Retreat.  You can come anytime from Sunday through Friday and stay for one night or all five.  The best part of coming is that the […]

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5 Reasons Why Falling For Capon Is Easy

August 27, 2018

Okay, we didn’t actually do an official survey of a 1000 guests, but these are the top 5 reasons we hear most often about why our regular guests return every fall: 5.  Cool evenings, warming yourself by the fire 4. Beautiful grounds and majestic nature trails to explore 3. Great programs to entertain, educate and inspire […]

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September Hiking Adventures!

August 18, 2018

This September we are offering two specific sets of dates for Capon explorers to scratch one more thing off their bucket list: complete all six Capon trails (ranging from 2-7 miles) on your next visit!  You won’t have to do it all alone because the first and last hikes during each of these dates will be led by Capon’s […]

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Recipe of the month: Pearle’s Piquant Salad Dressing

July 26, 2018

Besides being the favorite of most guests, Piquant is also the favorite of our new Dining Room Manager, Kayla Quarles, who is featured this month. Ingredients: 3 1/2 c. sugar 1 3/4 tsp. salt 1 T. prepared mustard 2 c. cider vinegar 1 c. vegetable oil Onion, to taste Combine all ingredients except onion in […]

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Dining Room Fun Facts

July 26, 2018

Interesting things about the Dining Room and Waitresses  During the busy summer months, every Sunday after brunch we go into the Dining Room and almost completely rearrange it. This means practically moving every table and every chair trying to fit in all the different size families arriving later that day. Things can go smoothly…. or […]

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Introducing Kayla Quarles, Dining Room Manager

July 26, 2018

Familiar Face in a New Role Just like Courtney Brill who will be taking over for Tom in reservations next year, Kayla Quarles, Capon’s new Dining Room Manager, has family roots and a long history at Capon for someone so young! The Food Service operation at Capon have gone through some significant changes since Carolyn […]

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