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Soldier's Home, Boulevard and Grove Avenue, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1915-1922

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Summary:Soldier's Home, Boulevard and Grove Avenue, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1915-1922. Message reads: "All OK all send here-Mother." Caption reads: "Beautiful and Historical Richmond, Va. Series. No. 64. Soldiers' Home, Boulevard and Grove Avenue, Richmond, Va. Situated in a beautiful grove in the western portion of the City are the comfortable cottages constituting the home maintained by the State for the benefit of native-born Confederate veterans, and those who served in Va. regiments. Here, these honored heroes, 'by time subdued,' are spending the evening of life, calmly and fearlessly awaiting the inevitable summons to spread their tents on the eternal camping-ground. In the Main or Administration building shown in this view is an excellent museum, containing, among many interesting relics, the mounted figure of Genl. Jackson's famous war-horse." Postmark date: June 25, 1922; Postcard number: 64, 45442; Message included.
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: 1911-1920
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Richmond
Topical subjects:Soldiers' homes
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology Postcard Collection
  • series Virginia
  • box 11
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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