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Walls and moat, Fort Monroe, Old Point Comfort, Virginia, circa 1951-1980

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Summary:Walls and moat, Fort Monroe, Old Point Comfort, Virginia, circa 1951-1980. Caption reads: "Walls and moat, Fort Monroe, Old Point Comfort, Virginia. The southwest wall of the fort contains the casemate (chamber) where Jefferson Davis was imprisoned in May 1865. The window of his cell is the eighth from the right. Today the Jefferson Davis casemate is open to the public as a museum." Postcard number: 20630.
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:United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Forts & fortifications
Moats
Fort Monroe (Va.)
Genre:Postcards
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
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