[Postcard of View of Ohio River from Altamont Hotel]

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Postcard of a three story brick building near a winding river. The note on the back of the postcard reads, "Monday, The Altamont. There is a girl down here that knows you - met you at Pence. Her name is Martha Lesher. She stayed at Valley Nights. Do you remember her? Love, H. Ian." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 3rd Ave. Huntington, W. Va. for J. L. Caldwell."

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm

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R. L. McClare August 31, 1908.

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McFaddin-Ward House Museum

The McFaddin-Ward House, built around 1905-1906 in the Beaux-Arts Colonial style, housed a prominent family in Beaumont for 75 years. The museum of the same name preserves the building and the artifacts, providing visitors with a firsthand glimpse of Southeast Texas History.

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Postcard of a three story brick building near a winding river. The note on the back of the postcard reads, "Monday, The Altamont. There is a girl down here that knows you - met you at Pence. Her name is Martha Lesher. She stayed at Valley Nights. Do you remember her? Love, H. Ian." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 3rd Ave. Huntington, W. Va. for J. L. Caldwell."

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm

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Texas History Collection

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  • August 31, 1908

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  • Jan. 5, 2015, 9:43 p.m.

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  • May 27, 2015, 12:18 p.m.

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R. L. McClare. [Postcard of View of Ohio River from Altamont Hotel], postcard, August 31, 1908; Cincinnati, Ohio. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth562589/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting McFaddin-Ward House Museum.