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The Pointsett Greenville, S.C. Carolina's Finest Hotel Gateway to "Land of the Sky"

The Pointsett Greenville, S.C. Carolina's Finest Hotel Gateway to Land of the Sky South Carolina
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Stock #: 253983
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Greenville
State: South Carolina (SC)
County: Greenville
Publisher: Isler - Compsett
Postmark: 1938 Jan-23
PM City: Greenville
PM State: SC
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Absolutely fire-proof 200 rooms, each with private bath General Joel Roberts Pointsett (1778-1851) The gorgeous Pointsettia, the "Flor de Parque" of Mexico, whose flamelike beauty greets and gladdens the Christmas season, was introduced into the United States by the distinguished South Carolinian, General Joel Roberts Pointsett, then Minister to Mexico. Remarkable in his day as author statemsan, orator, scientist and botanist, and at one time a resident of Greenville. No gift of his genius is more prized than this flower that bears his name

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