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Old St. John's Church, Hampton, Virginia, circa 1915-1927

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Summary:Old St. John's Church, Hampton, Virginia, circa 1915-1927. A memorial to the Confederate dead and cemetery stands in front of the church. Caption reads: "The parish to which this old church originally belonged was the oldest settlement in the United States. The present church which was the third in the parish was built in 1728. The town of Hampton with the church was burnt August 7th, 1861, but was restored in 1868." Message reads: "Dear Charles: I received your letter a few days ago and was glad you were well. I am about the same. That must have been a nice father service at the church. I am glad you had a nice time at Eaton. You seemed to have a lot of music. How did you celebrate the 4th? I went to the beach yesterday after dinner. A lot of people were there. Goodbye and write soon with best wishes, from Archie." Postcard number: R-35398; Message included.
Provider:Louis Kaufmann & Sons
Curt Teich & 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:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:Baltimore
Temporal subject: 1911-1920
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Hampton
Topical subjects:United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Monuments & memorials
Episcopal Churches
St. John's Church (Hampton, Va.)
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology postcard collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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