[Postcard of Monteigne in Natchez]

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Postcard of a one story cream-colored building with white columns supporting the roof at the entrance, further described as "Monteigne, Natchez, Mississippi...Built in 1855 by Confederate General William T. Martin. Noted for its classic design and its surroundings of azaleas, camellias, and century-old live oaks. Home of Mrs. W. J. Kendall and famous Member of Pilgrimage Garden Club." The message on the back reads, "Wish you were with us. We loved Rosedawn. It is a beautiful restplace. We will see five houses in Natchez tomorrow. We are spending the night here. Love, Clyde." The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll ... continued below

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm

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Creator: Unknown. October 12, 1964.

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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 one story cream-colored building with white columns supporting the roof at the entrance, further described as "Monteigne, Natchez, Mississippi...Built in 1855 by Confederate General William T. Martin. Noted for its classic design and its surroundings of azaleas, camellias, and century-old live oaks. Home of Mrs. W. J. Kendall and famous Member of Pilgrimage Garden Club." The message on the back reads, "Wish you were with us. We loved Rosedawn. It is a beautiful restplace. We will see five houses in Natchez tomorrow. We are spending the night here. Love, Clyde." The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward Room 311, St. Luke's 6720 Berther St. Houston, Texas."

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm

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  • October 12, 1964

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  • Jan. 5, 2015, 9:43 p.m.

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  • May 26, 2015, 3:52 p.m.

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[Postcard of Monteigne in Natchez], postcard, October 12, 1964; San Francisco, California. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth562813/: accessed April 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting McFaddin-Ward House Museum.