Windsor Spring

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Ken Kitchen talks about Windsor Spring, which still flows despite the Windsor Spring Water Company closing in 2007, on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The building surrounding Windsor Spring has been left as it was since the Windsor Spring Water Company closed in 2007. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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This undated photograph shows the Windsor Spring Water Company when it was still in business. SPECIAL
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Ken Kitchen talks about Windsor Spring, which still flows despite the Windsor Spring Water Company closing in 2007, on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The building surrounding Windsor Spring has been left as it was since the Windsor Spring Water Company closed in 2007. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Ken and Charlotte Kitchen's home, which belonged to Charlotte's mother, Ella Clarke Nuite, is part of the permanent land trust and is located about a quarter of a mile from the Windsor Spring. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Surrounded by family and historic photographs, Ken and Charlotte Kitchen talk about the history of Windsor Spring Water Company at their home, which belonged to Charlotte's mother, Ella Clarke Nuite, and is part of the permanent land trust, located about a quarter of a mile from the Windsor Spring. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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George Miller Clarke (far right), grandfather of Charlotte Kitchen, stands with three unidentified men at Windsor Spring in this undated photograph. SPECIAL
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Surrounded by family and historic photographs, Ken and Charlotte Kitchen talk about the history of Windsor Spring Water Company at their home, which belonged to Charlotte's mother, Ella Clarke Nuite, and is part of the permanent land trust, located about a quarter of a mile from the Windsor Spring. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Ken Kitchen talks about Windsor Spring beside Hazel Cook (left), executive director of Central Savannah River Land Trust, while walking to the spring on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The building surrounding Windsor Spring has been left as it was since the Windsor Spring Water Company closed in 2007. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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A plaque dedicating the building surrounding Windsor Spring hangs above the door. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The building surrounding Windsor Spring has been left as it was since the Windsor Spring Water Company closed in 2007. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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This historic photograph has a caption that reads, "Windsor Spring in the drought of 1911." SPECIAL
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In this photograph from 1990, Ella Clarke Nuite stands in front of the home at Windsor Spring. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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A carriage stone, which Ella Clarke Nuite jokingly referred to as the kissing stone, is still in place at the end of the driveway leading up to the home.JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Promotional material about Windsor Spring Water Company. SPECIAL
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Promotional material about Windsor Spring Water Company. SPECIAL
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File photo from 1999 with the original caption: This is the main pumping station of Windsor Springs, which Ella Clarke Nuite, 95, owns and still runs. The springs are still working and supply many people and businesses in South Richmond County with bottled water. CHRISTINE DE LESSIO/FILE
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Undated file photo with original caption: GEORGE MILLER CLARKE JR. ELLA IRENE CLARKE NUITE
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File photo from 1999 with the original caption: This is the main pumping station of Windsor Springs, which Ella Clarke Nuite, 95, owns and still runs. The springs are still working and supply many people and businesses in South Richmond County with bottled water. CHRISTINE DE LESSIO/FILE
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File photo from 1999 with the original caption: Ella Clarke Nuite, 95, sits on the deck outside the main pumping station of Windsor Springs, which she owns and still runs. The springs are still working and supplies many people and businesses in South Richmond County with bottled water. CHRISTINE DE LESSIO/FILE
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This photograph from the 1950s shows Ken and Charlotte Kitchen's home, which belonged to Charlotte's mother, Ella Clarke Nuite, and is part of the permanent land trust, located about a quarter of a mile from the Windsor Spring. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The driveway leading to Windsor Spring. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF

Description

Ken and Charlotte Kitchen talk about the history of Windsor Spring and the historic natural resource site recently became a permanent land trust that guarantees its preservation and keeps it from being developed.

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