Gettysburg National Cemetery, Pennsylvania


Unknown Dead – National Cemetery
Gettysburg, Pa.

On back:
UNKNOWN DEAD, NATIONAL CEMETERY.–One of the most pathetic sights of a trip over the Gettysburg field is the section in the National Cemetery set apart for the unknown. There are 979 that are totally unknown as to name, state or organization. Small markers of marble, as are shown to the right of the illustration, stand at each grave and are simply numbered. To the left is a section of the known dead, where substantial granite slabs serve as headstones. The handsome New York State monument is seen near the center.

c.1910

Roughly this area.

Horticultural Hall, Philadelphia


2378–Horticultural Hall, Fairmont Park, Philadelphia, Pa.
Postmarked 1908


Chrysanthemum Display, Horticultural Hall, Philadelphia, PA.
Postmarked 1906.

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The Horticultural Hall was built in 1876 for the Centennial International Exhibition and demolished in 1954. In 1976 the Fairmount Park Horticultural Center was built on the same site.

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