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Charlotte Postcard Collection

St. Peter's Episcopal Church and Parish House

St. Peters Episcopal Church and Parish House. Located in the 400 block of North Tryon St. It is the oldest Episcopal Church in they city. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: S H Kress

Queen Charlotte, Consort of King George III of England

This portrait of Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz by Allan Ramsay (1713-1784) was given to the Mint Museum of Art in 1936 by Mrs. Westray Battle. The painting captures Charlotte in her coronation robe. Born in 1774, she was the consort to King George III of England. Two of her fifteen children would rule as Kings of England: George IV and William IV Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Graham Photo Supply

Lake Norman & Cowans Ford Dam

Aerial view of Lake Norman and Cowans Ford Dam. The mile-long hydro-electric dam was built by Duke Power, today Duke Energy. Lake Norman is the largest man-made lake in North Carolina. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Asheville Postcard and Pennant Company

First Baptist Church

Once the home of First Baptist Church, this site is located in the 300 block of North Tryon Street. The church can trace its history to 1832. This facility was built in 1908 and served the congregation until the 1970s when they moved to a new church. The older facility was transformed into a cultural center for arts education and is known as Spirit Square. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: S H Kress

Selwyn Hotel

The Selwyn Hotel was located on West TradedStreet. It opened in 1907. Physical Description: 3x5 black and white Publisher: Ivey, J.B. & Company Publishers

Coliseum Area on Independence Boulevard

Exterior and interior view of the Coliseum Downtowner Motor Inn at 3024 East Independence Blvd. The inn has 175 units and the banquet facilities, seen here, seats 500 guests Physical Description: 5x7 Publisher: Bob Baxter

Myers Park Presbyterian Church

Myers Park Presbyterian Church is located on Queens Road in the Myers Park neighborhood. Physical Description: 3x5 black and white Publisher: Dixie News Company

Bailey Cafeteria (Interior View)

Bailey's Cafeteria was located in the Cotswold Shopping Center at the corner of Sharon Amity and Randolph. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Don Hunter

Freedom Park

Freedom Park was built in the 1940s to honor World War II Soldiers from Mecklenburg County. It is located between Princeton Avenue and East Boulevard. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Dixie News Company

Ovens Auditorium (Interior View)

Ovens Auditorium is located on Independence Boulevard. Completed in 1955, it was named for cultural leader, David Owens. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Dexter Press