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Children and cannon in Fort Frederick, Washington County, Maryland, circa 1941-1960

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Alternate title:Interior view of old Fort Frederick, Washington County, Maryland
Summary:Children and cannon in Fort Frederick, Washington County, Maryland, circa 1941-1960. Caption reads: "This cannon is pointed through a breach in the south wall of the fort. During the Civil War the wall was breached and cannon set up, frowning upon the Potomac River. Skirted as it was by the B. & O. Railroad, the thoroughfare on the Virginia shore (later West Virginia) and the C. & O. Canal." Postcard number: S-64174.
Provider:Kelley's Studio
Kelley, Frank D.
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:Hagerstown
Temporal subject: 1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Washington County
Geographical subject – District:Fort Frederick State Park
Topical subjects:Forts & fortifications
Fort Frederick (Md.)
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology postcard collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
War, Military
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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