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Orkney Springs Hotels, Orkney Springs, Virginia, circa 1931-1944

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Alternate title:High and cool in the Allegheny Mountains
Summary:Orkney Springs Hotels, Orkney Springs, Virginia, circa 1931-1944. Caption reads: "Orkney Springs Hotel, Orkney Springs, Va., an old Southern hostelry, accommodating 500 people. Once owned by Lord Culpepper, Lord Fairfax, Light Horse Harry Lee and Robert E. Lee. Famous since colonial days for its wonderful mineral springs and baths and enchanting Southern hospitality. 2,300 feet above sea level, cool and delightful in the great Alleghenys. A Northern climate and a Southern hospitality." Postcard number: 93377-N.
Provider:Curt Teich & Co.
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Illinois
Place of origin – Settlement:Chicago
Temporal subject: 1931-1940
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Orkney Springs
Topical subjects:Hotels
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology Postcard Collection
  • series Virginia
  • box 13
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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