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Pre-restoration view of the Powder Magazine undergoing repairs, circa 1928. The side elevation of the Baptist church that once stood on Market Square is visible behind it.

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Pre-restoration view of the Market Square area, Williamsburg, Virginia, looking west on Duke of Gloucester Street from England Street. Pictured on the left are the Peninsula Garage, Peninsula Bank and the U.S. Post Office. Beyond is the First…

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Pre-restoration view looking along Duke of Gloucester Street towards Bell's Hospital, Peninsula Garage, and Peninsula Bank, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928.

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Pre-restoration view of the Market Square area of Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928. England Street, which once bisected Market Square, led towards the Courthouse and served as a municipal center with the City Hall, City Jail, and City Garage. The…

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Pre-restoration view of the Market Square area of Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928. England Street, which once bisected Market Square, led towards the Courthouse and served as a municipal center with the City Hall, City Jail, and City Garage. The…

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Rear view of Williamsburg, Virginia municipal buildings once located on Market Square (Block 13 buildings 13, 9, 8, 8a, 7), including the city barn, city firehouse, firehouse outbuilding, city hall, and the Spencer-Geddy shop, circa 1928.

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Side elevation of First Baptist Church when located on Market Square near the Powder Magazine, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928. A sign posted on a tree reads "Powder Horn Built 1714 Admission 10 cents."

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View looking northeast of southwest elevation of the Colonial Hotel, on the site of present-day Chownings Tavern, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928. The Colonial Hotel became a Williamsburg Inn annex and was later demolished.

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North and west facades of the Williamsburg Hotel (formerly Bell's Hospital), Williamsburg, Virginia. This building was located on Market Square near the Powder Magazine, but was demolished during the restoration.

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Looking northwest across Market Square towards the St. George Tucker House, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1930

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John D. Rockefeller Jr.'s personal physician posing with a Colonial Williamsburg coachman in front of his carriage near Market Square.

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Exterior of the Powder Magazine, viewed from southeast looking toward the building's entrance, 1935. Among Williamsburg's original eighteenth-century buildings, the octagonal Powder Magazine has taken on many different functions over time.…

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Hand-colored lantern slide featuring photo of Courthouse of 1770 taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935. One of the eighty-eight original structures at Colonial Williamsburg, the Courthouse stood on this site from 1770 onwards but underwent a number of minor…

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Lantern slide illustrated with a photo of the Powder Magazine covered in ivy. It depicts the structure soon after its initial purchase and restoration by the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities in the late nineteenth-century.

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Recto of postcard illustrated with a photo of the Powder Magazine covered in a thick coat of ivy. Part of a series of photos taken by The Albertype Co. of Brooklyn, New York, and published by the Williamsburg Drug Co., the card dates to the era when…

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Recto and verso of postcard featuring an illustration of the Powder Magazine and Guardhouse drawn by Charles H. Overly.

The caption reads: "In colonial times, the Magazine housed arms for the defense of Virginia. This building and the…

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Recto and verso of postcard featuring an illustration of the Powder Magazine in 1910, soon after its restoration and opening as a small museum under the auspices of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.

The octagonal Powder…

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Recto and verso of postcard featuring a hand-colored photo of the Powder Magazine soon after its initial restoration by the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.

The octagonal Powder Magazine is an original eighteenth-century…

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Recto and verso of a postcard featuring a view of the Powder Magazine soon after its initial restoration by the APVA. Published by Louis Kaufmann & Sons, the card offers a perspective looking south towards Francis Street..

The octagonal Powder…