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Gamble's Hill Monument, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1907-1914

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Alternate title:Gamble's Hill Monument, South 3rd St., Richmond, Va.
Summary:Gamble's Hill Monument, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1907-1914. Caption Reads: "Boulder Monument erected by the Assn. for the Preservation of Va. Antiquities in commemoration of the first visit of men of the the Anglo-Saxon race, to the present site of Richmond. Here it was that Captain John Smith and a party of hardy adventurers, while on an expedition up the river of Jamestown, on June 10th, 1607, erected a cross and claimed the river and adjacent lands in the name of His Majesty James I of England." Postcard number: 27, A-5476; Message included.
Provider:Southern Bargain House
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Richmond
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
1911-1920
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Richmond
Topical subjects:Monuments & memorials
Crosses
Smith, John, 1580-1631
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology 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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