Postcard

Whale Back Light

Date Unknown / Detroit Publishing Company

83. Whaleback Light 4 Commemoration Postcard_Front.jpg
~ Detroit Publishing Company, “Whale Back Light,” Portsmouth Public Library's Online Archives, accessed August 20, 2019, http://portsmouthexhibits.org/items/show/1072.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Title

Whale Back Light

Subject

Whale Back Lighthouse, Portsmouth, NH

Creator

Detroit Publishing Company

Source

Louis J. Mackles Collection

Publisher

Portsmouth Public Library, Special Collections

Relation

Additional portions of the Louis J. Mackles Collection may be found at the Rye Historical Society, the New Castle Historical Society, the Portsmouth Navy Yard and a single private collector.

Format

JPG derived as TFF

Type

Paper postcard

Identifier

Volume 3, Portsmouth Bridge and Water Views #83-84

Postcard Item Type Metadata

Inscription Back

[typewritten]
"1774-1924
Commemoration
Of the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Capture of Fort Williams and Mary (now Fort Constitution at New Castle, N.H. August 18, 19 and 20, 1924. The capture of this fort was the first overt act preceding the Revolutionary War. Its store of powder greatly aided the cause of freedom. The historic event will be re-enacted on August 20 by the descendants of the patriots of 1774. Celebrate with us at this historic spot.

[handwritten
Anna B. White

Mr. Sel Seldon Billington
3 Highland Wayside
Andover, Mass"

PPL Acc. #

2015.1-419