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Belle Isle and Falls of James River, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1907-1914

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Summary:Belle Isle and Falls of James River, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1907-1914. Caption reads: "Belle Isle and Falls of James River, Richmond, Va. (View from Hollywood Cemetery.) On this island the Confederacy established its largest military prison; Federal prisoners being housed in tents, surrounded by stockade. Now occupied by the O.D. Iron & Nail Works. The granite formation of the island affords material for the operation of extensive stone-crushing plants. In the distance and on the opposite side of the river is presented a view of Manchester, a thriving City, connected with Richmond by numerous bridges." Postcard number: A-5478, 29.
Provider:Southern Bargain House
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
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Zone :James River
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Richmond
Geographical subject – District:Belle Isle
Topical subjects:Rivers
Iron industry
Railroad tracks
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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