[Postcard of Manitou]

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Postcard of rolling hills in the distance with a sparsely populated valley between and a winding asphalt road. Below the picture, the postcard describes the view as "Manitou from Serpentine Drive, Manitou, Colo." On the back, the postcard adds, "Manitou from Serpentine Drive Situated at the foot of Pikes Peak nearly surrounded by high mountains lies Manitou, where all the springs in the Pikes Peak region are located. This water is bottled and used as table water, also used for bathing purposes. The finest and most modern Bath House in the United States is located in the center of the ... continued below

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Texas History Collection and was provided by McFaddin-Ward House Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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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 rolling hills in the distance with a sparsely populated valley between and a winding asphalt road. Below the picture, the postcard describes the view as "Manitou from Serpentine Drive, Manitou, Colo." On the back, the postcard adds, "Manitou from Serpentine Drive Situated at the foot of Pikes Peak nearly surrounded by high mountains lies Manitou, where all the springs in the Pikes Peak region are located. This water is bottled and used as table water, also used for bathing purposes. The finest and most modern Bath House in the United States is located in the center of the town. In this building is the famous and original Manitou Soda Spring at which water is served free to the public."

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm

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  • Jan. 5, 2015, 9:43 p.m.

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  • May 27, 2015, 3 p.m.

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[Postcard of Manitou], postcard, Date Unknown; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth562632/: accessed April 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting McFaddin-Ward House Museum.