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Aerial views of Fort Ward before and after restoration, Alexandria, Virginia, circa 1941-1980

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Alternate title:Fort Ward, Alexandria, Virginia
Summary:Aerial views of Fort Ward before and after restoration, Alexandria, Virginia, circa 1941-1980. Caption reads: "Fort Ward, 4301 West Braddock Road, Alexandria, Virginia. Aerial views, before and after restoration of the Northwest Bastion of Fort Ward, one of the largest of the 68 forts and batteries erected to guard the nation's capital during the Civil War." Postcard number: 9447-C.
Provider:Dexter Press
Printing place:North America
United States of America
New York
West Nyack
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Alexandria
Temporal subject: 1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Alexandria
Topical subjects:United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Forts and fortifications
Fort Ward (Alexandria, Va.)
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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