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Pratt's Castle, Gamble Hill Park, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1907-1914

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Summary:Pratt's Castle, Gamble Hill Park, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1907-1914. Caption reads: "This modern imitation of a 'Mediaeval keep' was erected about the year 1853 by Wm. A. Pratt,, an eccentric character of the olden time. At the close of the war it was purchase and occupied, for a short time, by Gen. W. L. James of the Federal Army. It is said to contain secret passages, and to have the distinction of being haunted." Postcard number: 62, A-5444.
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
Geographical subject – Settlement:Richmond
Topical subjects:Castles & palaces
Pratt, William A., b. 1818
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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