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View of The Natural Bridge

View of The Natural Bridge Virginia
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Stock #: 341213
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Natural Bridge
State: Virginia (VA)
County: Rockbridge
Publisher: J. P. Bell Co
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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One of the world's wonders, the Natural Bridge, 215 feet high with a 90-foot reach, "is a single block of limestone with many shades of color." Wide enough to span Broadway and high enough "to throw in shadow Niagara Falls or the turrets of Trinity Church." It stretches across a dark csnyon that, as it leaves the mighty butresses of "the bridge," widens to receive the tapestry of vines, ferns and evergreen that adorn its sides, while in lace-like waterfalls or glinting pools Cedar Creek gurgles along its depths, ever singing in limpid notes a paeon tits greatness

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