Indian Spring history Daily Mail 27 Aug 1962
Indian Springs Was Resting Spot For Indians Indian Springs was a town which gave its name to a Wash- ingtown election district, No. 15. in the western part of the county The town, in turn, took its from the picturesque spring lay high on Fairvieiv Mountain, which legend has cited as a favorite favorite resling spot for Indian tribes of the Powhallan Confederacy Confederacy before and after raids on (lie valley below. First settlers in the area were the Jacqueses. Launcelol Jacques was a Frenchman who came England as an agent for English planters, and settled at Annapolis in 1720 or 1721. lie took up 15,000 acres in Indian Indian Spring District in 17M. in partnership with Thomas Johnson, later trie first governor of Maryland. Maryland. In 1765. Jacques settled at Spring, and he and Johnson established established Green Spring and Caloc- lin Furnaces.