Sherwood Inn, Fortress Monroe, Va.

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Photo postcard of the Sherwood Inn of Fortress Monroe, Virginia. The four-story building is on a street corner. It has a front porch with a balcony above it, a round turret on its left, many brick chimneys, and awnings on the windows. Handwritten on the front, "9-21-07. Home ain't nothing like this - C.F.C." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, S. Mill St., Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Fortress Monreo, Va. on Sept 21, 1907.

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1 postcard: color; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.

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Cheyne, C.E. Creation Date: Unknown.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 20 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

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Photo postcard of the Sherwood Inn of Fortress Monroe, Virginia. The four-story building is on a street corner. It has a front porch with a balcony above it, a round turret on its left, many brick chimneys, and awnings on the windows. Handwritten on the front, "9-21-07. Home ain't nothing like this - C.F.C." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, S. Mill St., Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Fortress Monreo, Va. on Sept 21, 1907.

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1 postcard: color; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

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  • April 17, 2008, 3:04 p.m.

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Cheyne, C.E. Sherwood Inn, Fortress Monroe, Va., postcard, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth35756/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes.