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Arlington Memorial Amphitheatre, Arlington, Virginia, circa 1907-1914

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Alternate title:Arlington Memorial Amphitheatre, Arlington, Va.
Summary:Aerial view of Arlington Memorial Amphitheatre in Arlington, Virginia, circa 1907-1914. Reverse caption reads: "Memorial Amphitheatre, Arlington, Va. A beautiful memorial to the dead heroes of the nation, situated in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia. It is built of white marble, in the form of an ellipse, the front formed by a temple facing the Lincoln Memorial across the Potomac in Washington City. A broad stairway leads from a beautiful garden to the temple. It will seat 5,000 people in the amphitheatre proper and several thousand more in the colonnade. Cost $750,000." Postcard number: 9940.
Provider:B.S. Reynolds Co.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States
Place of origin – Region:District of Columbia
Place of origin – Settlement:Washington
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
1911-1920
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Arlington
Topical subjects:Amphitheaters
Cemeteries
Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington, Va.)
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library 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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