Governor's Palace, Burying Ground

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Title

Governor's Palace, Burying Ground

Description

View of the Revolutionary War burial ground, behind the formal gardens of the Governor's Palace, 1935. Soldiers' bodies were interred here when the Palace served as a hospital during the Revolution. The main entrance gate to the cemetery is at center-right. In the background at left is the site of the Palace's original eighteenth-century Ice House, visible as a grassy earthen mound with a viewing platform on top.

Creator

Lincoln, F.S.

Date

1935

Date Created

1935

Rights

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Format

jpeg

Type

Image

Identifier

LC327P22

Rights Holder

Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Gelatin or collodian printing out paper with platinum toning, mounted on board

Physical Dimensions

8x10 inches

Citation

Lincoln, F.S., “Governor's Palace, Burying Ground,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed August 7, 2022, https://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/184.