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Sherwood Inn, Fortress Monroe, Va.

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cheyne, C.E.
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

The Chapel at Hampton Institute

Description: Color postcard depicting the Chapel at Hampton Institute. It is a brick building with a tall bell tower. The date 9-22-07 is hand written on the front. Information on the back reads, "The Chapel at Hampton Institute. The Memorial Chapel dedicated in May 1886 was a gift of the Frederick L. Marquand Estate. It is a perfect specimen of Italian Romanesque architecture and is built of red brick outside while the interior is cream brick." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Fortress Monroe, Va. on Sept 22, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Postcard of Stuart Hall in Staunton, Va.]

Description: Postcard of a manilla-colored four story building obscured by a treeline. Stuart Hall's history is written as follows, "Stuart Hall is a new name given to the Virginia Female Institute of Staunton. It was founded in 1848, and is one of the oldest educational institutions for girls in the country. There are four massive buildings, surrounded by about four acres of beautiful land, located on an elevation of 1,450 feet above the sea level, and midway between the picturesque James and Shenandoah Rivers." The letter reads, "We reached here 7 this a. m. Write me soon with love, Sig." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave Huntington, W. Va."
Date: August 22, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hotel Roanoke]

Description: Postcard of a large brick estate with over four floors, described as "Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke, Virginia A Modern Air Conditioned Version of an Old English Inn." The note around the border reads, "Mathew and I spent the night here Saturday Sept. 27th 1941 on 1st night stop from Baltimore, Md. to Beaumont." The back of the postcard adds, "A modern air-conditioned 325 room version of an old English Inn, set in the midst of its own ten-acre park, in the heart of the city. A 100-car garage connects directly with the lobby. Kenneth R. Hyde, General Manager George L. Denison, Resident Manager."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Grand Caverns Inn]

Description: Postcard of the two story inn with green tiled roofing, one chimney, and green fencing around the porch, where cobblestones form a walkway to the entrance.
Date: unknown
Creator: Artchrom
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Mount Vernon]

Description: Postcard of a two story white colonial house with two chimneys and two balconies braced by 8 white columns.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of South Front of Gunston Hall]

Description: Postcard of a circular pond in front of hedges trimmed to make a walkway between them, bushes obscuring the two story house with four chimneys.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Drawing Room of Gunston Hall]

Description: Postcard of a marble fireplace with a mantle and two sets of shelves built into the wall with two tables and a lamp set on each.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Raleigh Court, Jamestown Exposition, 1907

Description: Color postcard picturing the Raleigh Court at the Jamestown Exposition in 1907. There is a lake in the foreground with many boats on it, walkways lined with lamp posts along the water, and numerous red buildings in the background with landscaping and fountains. Printed on the back is the description of the picture, "No. 109. Raleigh Court, Jamestown Exposition, 1907. Starting from the U.S. Government pier in the foreground at the left and going around and back to the westerly wing of the pier, this view shows the following buildings: U.S. Government Fisheries Exhibit, Machinery and Transportation, Mines and Metallurgy, State's Exhibits, Auditorium, Food Products, Manufacturers and Liberal Arts, U.S. Government Exhibits, Smithsonian Institute, National Museum Exhibits, etc., etc." Correspondence on the card reads," This looks well on a card, but in reality it is bum, in big letters. It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, S. Mill St., Paris, Texas. it is postmarked Norfolk, Va on Sept 22, 1907.
Date: 1907
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Postcard of West Virginia State Capitol Court]

Description: Postcard of a circular fountain surrounded by four red flower planters and light posts. In the background, a white eight story building with a green tiled roof.
Date: unknown
Creator: Colourpicture Publishers, Inc.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Bremo House]

Description: Postcard of a small house with one chimney. On the back, it is described at length, "Quaint adobe house on the Bremo Estate. The mansion on the hill above was designed by Thomas Jefferson for General John Hartwell Cocke...."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Grand Caverns of Grand Canyon]

Description: Postcard of stalagmites and stalactites in a cavern, described on the back of the postcard as "The perpendicular walls here rise to a height of 90 ft. with a depth of over 300 ft., making a scene of unparalleled grandeur and beauty, 200 ft. below the surface at this point."
Date: unknown
Creator: Commercial Chrome
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Kitchen Fire Place at Mt. Vernon]

Description: Postcard of a brick fireplace with herbs hanging above the mantle. The letter reads, "Best wishes and love for a very Merry Xmas. Mildegard." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin city."
Date: December 24, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Front of the Homestead Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a 10 story brick building with a four story wing and rows of cars parked in front while an American flag flies from both the roof of the wing and a pole in front.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum