University of Maryland Libraries Digital Collections

Aerial view of Fort Frederick, Washington County, Maryland, circa 1941-1970

1941-1970PrintcolorJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections

Adobe Flash is required to view this image

umd:85966
umd:85967

Alternate title:Aerial view of old Fort Frederick, between Hagerstown and Hancock, Maryland, just south of U.S. 40
Summary:Aerial view of Fort Frederick, Washington County, Maryland, circa 1941-1970. Caption reads: "Built in 1756 a protection for early settlers during the French and Indian War, this is the only relic of that period in Washington County. Located on a bluff overlooking the Potomac River near Big Pool. Scene of many battles and one of massacre of settlers by the Indians. Used during the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. A splendid museum, open daily depicting the early scenes which made it famous, is maintained in the State Park which surrounds the Fort." Postcard number: P14362.
Provider:Kelley's Studio
Colourpicture Publishers (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Printing place:North America
United States of America
Massachusetts
Boston
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:Hagerstown
Temporal subject: 1941-1950
1951-1960
1961-1970
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Washington County
Geographical subject – District:Fort Frederick State Park
Topical subjects:Forts & fortifications
Fort Frederick (Md.)
United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1755-1763
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Genre:Postcards
Aerial views
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology postcard collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
War, Military
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
Collection may be protected under Title 17 of the U.S. Copyright Law. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the University of Maryland Libraries at http://www.lib.umd.edu/NTL/queries.html.