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[Postcard of Barbara Fritchie's Life and Importance to American History]

Description: Postcard with a poem describing Barbara Fritchie, who was a pall bearer at George Washington's sham funeral and waved the American flag while Confederate soldiers overtook her hometown. An excerpt of the poem reads: "Up on the meadows rich with corn, Clear in the cool September mourn, The clustered spires of Frederick stand, Green-walled by the hills of Maryland..."
Date: unknown
Creator: Marken & Bielfeld
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum