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Fort Necessity Museum, Unionville, Pennsylvania, circa 1931-1953

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Alternate title:Fort Necessity Museum on National Highway Route (40), 11 miles East of Uniontown, Pa.
Summary:Fort Necessity Museum, Unionville, Pennsylvania, circa 1931-1953. Caption reads: "This house built for a stage coach Tavern about 1816 stands on property which Washington owned from 1769-1799, and called the Great Meadows. Now property of the State of Pennsylvania and open to the public." Message reads: "Dear y'all, It's at least cool in them hills of the trip - so far - not bad. Helen B." Postmark date: August 29, 1953; Postcard number: 4; Message included.
Provider:Tichnor Brothers, Inc.
Uniontown News Agency & Co.
Printing place:North America
United States of America
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Pennsylvania
Place of origin – Settlement:Uniontown
Temporal subject: 1931-1940
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Pennsylvania
Geographical subject – Settlement:Uniontown
Topical subjects:Forts & fortifications
Galleries & museums
Fort Necessity National Battlefield (Pa.)
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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