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Former residence of commanding officers, Fort Monroe, Old Point Comfort, Virginia, circa 1951-1980

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Alternate title:Quarters No. 1, Fort Monroe, Old Point Comfort, Virginia
Summary:Former residence of commanding officers, Fort Monroe, Old Point Comfort, Virginia, circa 1951-1980. Caption reads: "Fine old building near east gate inside the fort. Built in 1819. Formerly residence of commanding officers of Fort Monroe. Lafayette stayed here briefly in 1824 when he revisited the United States as a guest of the nation. Lincoln stayed here in May 1862 when he came to inspect the military operations in the Hampton Roads area." Postcard number: 2668.
Creator:Miller, Walter H.
Provider:Walter H. Miller & Company, Inc.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Williamsburg
Temporal subject: 1951-1960
1961-1970
1971-1980
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – District:Old Point Comfort
Topical subjects:Military facilities
Fort Monroe (Va.)
Forts & fortifications
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology 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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