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Partridge Inn, The Hill, Augusta, Ga.
Title: Partridge Inn, The Hill, Augusta, Ga.
Date: 1900-1912

Postcard image, circa 1900, depicting the front and side elevations of the Partridge Inn in Summerville, Georgia. Eager to tap into Augusta's booming tourist industry at the turn of the century, Morris W. Partridge acquired and converted the former home of Jonathan Meigs into a sprawling winter resort.

Inscribed on verso: "Augusta, Ga., Mar. 15, 1912, An official report has been sent out to warn the people that a flood is expected in Augusta as soon as tomorrow morning. We had a very heavy rain and there was a cloud burst up in the country. That is always the danger. The water will get here about tomorrow morning. People are moving upstairs and people are too busy to do business. The package came OK. Mrs. Hill is much pleased. With love --Ella."

Addressed to Mrs. Caroline M. Mayo, Orange, Mass.

Original postcard scanned and described by the Digital Library of Georgia as a part of Georgia HomePLACE: an initiative of the Georgia Public Library Service and GALILEO.

Subjects: Partridge Inn (Summerville, Richmond County, Ga.) | Resorts--Georgia--Augusta | Hotels--Georgia--Summerville (Richmond County) | Picture postcards | Summerville (Richmond County, Ga.) | Richmond County (Ga.)
Contributors: Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System (Augusta, Ga.) | Digital Library of Georgia | Picturing Augusta Collection (Digital Library of Georgia)
Online publisher: [Athens, Ga.] : Digital Library of Georgia, 2005.
Original material: 1 postcard : col. ill.
Partridge Inn, The Hill, Augusta, Ga. Augusta : Albion News Co., [between 1900 and 1912]
Picturing Augusta: historic postcards from the collection of the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System.
Rights: Cite as: [title of postcard], Augusta and Environs Picture Post Cards in Color, East Central Central Georgia Regional Library, as presented in the Digital Library of Georgia.

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