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Monroe Park, (Laurel and Franklin Sts.) Richmond, Va.

Monroe Park, (Laurel and Franklin Sts.) Richmond, Va.

Description: During the war this site was used as a recruiting and drill ground, and afterwards as the State Fair Grounds. Is now situated in the fashionable residence section of the City. Its shady walks and velvety lawn attract hundreds of children and their nurses. It was first intended to erect the Davis Monument in the park and a cornerstone was laid near the fountain.

Manufacturer: Southern Bargain House, Richmond, Va.

Date Postmarked: 1920

Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested.

Reference URL: dig.library.vcu.edu/u?/postcard,230

Collection: Rarely Seen Richmond: Early twentieth century Richmond as seen through vintage postcards

Posted by VCU Libraries Commons on 2015-03-16 20:25:07

Tagged: , VCU Libraries , VCU digital collections

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