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Hotel El Tovar, Grand Canyon, Arizona, 1915

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Alternate title:Entrance to Hotel El Tovar, Grand Canyon, Arizona
Summary:The entrance to Hotel El Tovar, on the rim of the Grand Canyon in Arizona, 1915. Caption reads: "The Rim of the Canyon is only half a hundred steps from the entrance to El Tovar. The north wall, seemingly so close that you can stretch out your arms and touch its painted cliffs, is in reality thirteen miles away. The irregular pile of stone just east of the entrance is the Hopi House, and all about and away to the south, stretch the vast reaches of the Coconino Forest, the largest in the United States." Postmark date: February 10, 1915; Postcard number: 79790; Message included. Message reads: "Feb 10 - 11 a.m. a Great day we wish you were here - Harry."
Provider:Detroit Publishing Co.
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Michigan
Place of origin – Settlement:Detroit
Temporal subject: 1911-1920
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Zone :Grand Canyon National Park
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Arizona
Topical subjects:Hotel El Tovar
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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