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Catalog Number 1121-057_2074
Title Old Slave Huts at the Hermitage
Collection 1121-057, V. & J. Duncan Postcard Collection
Description "Old Slave Huts at the Hermitage, Savannah, Ga.---72"

This colorized postcard depicts the slave huts at the Hermitage Plantation.

Verso: Postmarked 2 January 1926.

"The Hermitage, famous plantation and estate of the McAlpin Family since 1819. Present mansion built 1880, plantation settled 1783, and consists of 500 acres along the Savannah Riverfront. Many of the old slave huts and plantation buildings standing and partially destroyed can be viewed. Is probably the most famous and representative of antebellum plantations in the South."
Year Range to 1926
Object Name Postcard
Source V. & J. Duncan Antique Maps & Prints
Credit line Courtesy of City of Savannah, Research Library & Municipal Archives on behalf of V. & J. Duncan Antique Maps & Prints
Copyright Copyright has not been assigned to the City of Savannah. All requests for permission to publish or quote from the collections must be submitted in writing to the Research Library & Municipal Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the City of Savannah as owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Online Finding Aid http://www.savannahga.gov/DocumentCenter/View/4354