Revolutionary Burying Ground in Governor's Palace Gardens, Williamsburg, Va.

Dublin Core

Title

Revolutionary Burying Ground in Governor's Palace Gardens, Williamsburg, Va.

Subject

Governor's Palace (Williamsburg, Va.)
Block 20. Building 03.
Gardens - Virginia - Williamsburg
Cemeteries - Virginia - Williamsburg

Description

Recto and verso of postcard featuring a photo taken by F.S. Lincoln of the Revolutionary War era burial ground located within the 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.

The original photo reproduced on this postcard is part of the F.S. Lincoln Photography Collection: http://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/184

Creator

F.S. Lincoln

Date

1935

Rights

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Is Part Of

Postcard Collection

Format

jpeg

Type

Image

Identifier

LC327P22-R

Rights Holder

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

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Postcard

Physical Dimensions

3 x 5 inches

Citation

F.S. Lincoln, “Revolutionary Burying Ground in Governor's Palace Gardens, Williamsburg, Va.,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed December 2, 2021, https://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/543.