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Bruton Parish Church, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930-1937

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Summary:Bruton Parish Church, oldest church in constant use in America, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930-1937. Postmark date: April 12, 1937; Postcard number: 65358; Message included. Caption reads: "Built in 1710. Where Washington worshipped in 1781. The Parish dates back from 1632. Four presidents of the United States have worshipped within its walls.The bell which hangs in the tower was made in England and presented to the church in 1761 and summoned the patriots together in Revolutionary Times."
Contributor:Curt Teich & Co.
Provider:Louis Kaufmann & Sons
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:Baltimore
Temporal subject: 1931-1940
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Williamsburg
Topical subjects: Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.)
Episcopal churches
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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