Whitney House postcard
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- A business card of Whitney's Oldest House, St. Augustine, Florida, which features an image of its exterior and several men and women in the frame. There are three signs which all give the house's title and one which gives the year it was built in (1516). There were several historical artifacts and objects found within the building, described on the reverse and below in the inscription.
- A photograph of the interior can be found here: http://www.loc.gov/item/96508990/
And more information:
- "St Augustine Fla"
"Oldest House in the U.S."
"Whiteney House, Hospital St."
"St. Augustine, Fla."
"Built in 1516 by Don Toldeo, with the aid of Indians"
"It contains furnishings hundreds of years old; Antique Guns, Lamps, Dishes, etc. A Secret Bank in the chimney, discovered in 1906; the upper Jaw and Scull of a Whale; Dr. Turnbull's Writing Desk, the Roller Top of which is dug out of a solid log of Mahogany; Capt. Johnson's Newspaper Boat, in which he rowed from St. Augustine to New York in 1908; besides hundreds of other Curios."
"The most interesting collection in the city"
"Hospital St., near Bridge"
Width: 10.5 cm
Height: 7 cm
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- Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989)
- Copyright Statement:
- Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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