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Point Lookout, Maryland, circa 1961-1978

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Summary:Point Lookout, Maryland, circa 1970-1978. Caption reads: "Point Lookout, Maryland. The southernmost point of the state, where the Potomac River (right) empties into Chesapeake Bay, was the site of a prison for Confederates captured during the Civil War. Earthen works of the fort remain, and a Confederate cemetery is nearby. Now a state park, with 3 miles of sandy beach on bay and river, it is a fine sport for camping, fishing and crabbing." Postmark date: July 27, 1978; Message included.
Creator:Traub, David E.
Provider:Traub Company
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: 1961-1970
1971-1980
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:Point Lookout
Topical subjects:Rivers
Bays (Bodies of water)
Landscapes (Representations)
Aerials views
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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