Home Of Tallahassee Girl

Home Of Tallahassee Girl Florida

Stock #: 69267
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Tallahassee
State: Florida (FL)
County: Leon
Publisher: Terry Card Co.
Postmark: 1949
PM City: Tallahassee
PM State: FL
Stamp: 1C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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In 1816 Richard Keith Call, then a young officer under Andrew Jackson in Tennessee, wanted to come to Florida with Jackson to conquer the Seminole Indians. In 1825, with brick made by slaves, General Call built this home for his wife for protection from the Seminoles. Many writers made this charming place the scene of their books, such as "The Home of the Tallahassee Girl" by Maurice Thompson and "Queenie Heatherton" by Mary J. Holms.
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