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Observatory and old fortifications, Patterson Park, Baltimore, Maryland, circa 1901-1907

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Summary:Observatory and old fortifications, Patterson Park, Baltimore, Maryland, circa 1901-1907. The Observatory in Patterson Park is also called the Pagoda. Caption reads: "Observatory and Old Fortifications, Patterson Park. Patterson Park, a pleasure ground of about two hundred acres in the eastern section of the city, overlooks the harbor and preserves within its grounds the original earth works thrown up by citizen volunteers in 1814, when the British threatened to attack the city. A magnificent observatory is a feature of the park." Message reads: "Received your card. Thanks for same. Tell your papa I would like my linen suit as soon as possible. Be good!, Don't get a beau! Regards to all. Send me a card every now and then. Elsie." Postmark date: June 17, 1907; Postcard number: 5131; Message included.
Provider:Raphael Tuck & Sons
Printing place:Europe
Kingdom of the Netherlands
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:Baltimore
Topical subjects:Parks
Forts & fortifications
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
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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