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Great Dismal Swamp, near Suffolk, Virginia, 1907

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Summary:The Great Dismal Swamp near Suffolk, Virginia, 1907. Caption reads: "The Great Dismal Swamp. Lies in the peninsula between the James River, of Virginia, on the North, and the Albemarle Sound, of North Carolina, on the South. It extends over a vast area of nearly one thousand square miles, and is covered by a thick stratum of spongy, vegetable soil, supported and augmented by a luxurious growth of aquatic plants, brushwood and timber. Lake Drummond, in its center, is a beautiful basin of clear water, oval in shape, three miles wide and six miles long." Postmark date: February 11, 1913; Postcard number: 154; Message included.
Provider:Jamestown Amusement & Vending Co.
American Colortype Company
Century:1901-2000
Printing place:North America
United States
New York
New York
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Norfolk
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Suffolk
Topical subjects:Wetlands
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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