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Beautiful Garden Scene at Orton Plantation,
Wilmington, N.C.

Year of Publication (Approximate): 1953

Preprinted Postcard Text (Front): Beautiful Garden Scene at Orton Plantation, Wilmington, N.C.

Preprinted Postcard Text (Back): On Orton Plantation is the only surviving mansion of the Colonial period on the Cape Fear River. The house was built in 1725 by "King" Roger Moore, so called because of his imperious manner. It was subsequently occupied by his grandson, Gen. Benjamin Smith, Governor of North Carolina, 1810-1811. This view shows part of the 5 miles of gardens showing azaleas, winding garden paths and hanging Spanish moss.

Published By: Curteich-Chicago

Postmark: April 16, 1953 - Wilmington, N.C.

Postage: 2 John Adams Stamp

Sent/Addressed To: Waxhaw, N.C.

Postcard Acquired: February 17, 2006 from Columbia, SC

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