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Old Blandford Church

Old Blandford Church Petersburg Virginia
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Stock #: 69132
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Petersburg
State: Virginia (VA)
County: Petersburg (city)
Publisher: Wm. E. Lum Jr.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Old Blandford Church was built n 1735, and attended by the distinguished John Randolph, of Roanoke, who descended from Pocahontas; and many others of note and distinction of that period. Within the walls of its "moss grown battlement and ivy mantled towers" are engraved by some unknown one, the famous verses beginning "Thou art crumbling to the dust. old pile," which are published in connection with view of the interior.