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King Street and Marshall House, Alexandria, Virginia, circa 1901-1907

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Summary:King Street in Alexandria, Virginia, showing Marshall House, circa 1901-1907. Caption reads: "King Street. George Washington aided in surveying the streets of the historic town of Alexandria, of which King Street is the principal one and the business thoroughfare. Here are found some fine types of old Colonial residences, among them the Marshall House, which recalls the tragic circumstances of the killing of Col. Ellsworth of the New York Zouaves, May 24th, 1861, as he attempted to capture the only Confederate flag flying in the city." Postmark date: June 21, 1907; Postcard number: 2485; Message included.
Provider:Raphael Tuck and Sons
Printing place:Europe
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Alexandria
Topical subjects:Streets
Cities & towns
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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