Looking west, toward Washington from about center of Washington Park


Title
Looking west, toward Washington from about center of Washington Park
Description
This photograph is of Washington Park, Beaufort County, N.C., during the early 20th century. Washington Park is on a peninsula of land adjoining Washington, N.C., on the east. Incorporated as a town in 1923, Washington Park has been the site of picnics and celebrations through the years. Linda B. Small, in her publication "Early History of Washington Park, 1839-1925" notes, "An annual event every spring was the Washington Park Picnic. Long tables were spread on the river shore and fried chicken, cakes, lemonade, and ice cream were served." Date approximated.
Date
1900-1920
Original Format
photographs
Extent
17cm x 12cm
Local Identifier
0329-b168-ff-i108
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
Rights
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