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Old Blanford Church, interior, Petersburg, Virginia, circa 1907-1914

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Alternate title:Interior of Old Blanford Church, erected in 1735, Petersburg, VA
Summary:Old Blanford Church, interior, Petersburg, Virginia, circa 1907-1914. Caption reads: "Old Blandford Church, Petersburg, Virginia, was built in 1735. The following lines by an unknown author were found written on its walls about 1841: Thou art crumbling to the dust, old pile; Thou art hastening to they fall. And 'round thee in thy loneliness, Clings the ivy to thy wall. The worshippers are scattered now. Who knelt before thy shrine, And silence reigns where anthems rose, In days of 'Auld Lang Syne'". Postcard number: A53392.
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: 1901-1910
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Petersburg
Topical subjects:Churches
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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