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Parlor of the Reconstructed McLean House

Creator:
Mayer Post Card Co.
Location:
Virginia, Roanoke
Origin Date:
1960-1970
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0471
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This color postcard features the parlor in the reconstructed McLean House located at Appomattox, Virginia, where Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union General Ulysses S. Grant on April 9, 1865. The house is part of the Appomattox court House National Historical Park in Virginia. The postcard reverse is divided. Brief narrative text is printed on the left side. The number S-60989-1 is printed along the bottom edge near the middle. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.