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Aerial view of Fort Frederick, Washington County, Maryland, circa 1941-1970

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Alternate title:Aerial view of old Fort Frederick, between Hagerstown and Hancock, Maryland, just south of U.S. 40
Summary:Aerial view of Fort Frederick, Washington County, Maryland, circa 1941-1970. Caption reads: "Built in 1756 a protection for early settlers during the French and Indian War, this is the only relic of that period in Washington County. Located on a bluff overlooking the Potomac River near Big Pool. Scene of many battles and one of massacre of settlers by the Indians. Used during the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. A splendid museum, open daily depicting the early scenes which made it famous, is maintained in the State Park which surrounds the Fort." Postcard number: P14362.
Provider:Kelley's Studio
Colourpicture Publishers (Firm)
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: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 -- French and Indian War, 1755-1763
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Aerial views
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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