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  Harry E. Chrisman, former Liberal author and historian, donated a large collection of his writings, photographs, and other items to Liberal Memorial Library for the purpose of research. This database searches the contents of the Chrisman Collection.  
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CallNo: PC7-A5f2  
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Descriptive Title: The Old Plank House at Duck Creek, Smyrna, Delaware   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin: 1963   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: [back] Duck Creek, Smyrna, Delaware - The Old Plank House ... disguised for years by modern siding, was recognized as an important example of early Delaware architecture by Leon de Valinger, the state archivist. The house, originally located of N. Main St., Smyrna, was turned over to the historical society. Chauncey Simpson, of Dover, catalogued the pieces, which were then moved to the present site, near the Linden's, and re-erected by the Public Archives Commission. No. 201; Original Ektachrome by Ed Kennedy. Pub. by Ken-Del Productions, Inc., 515 Shipley St., Wilmington, Del. (copyright symbol) 1963. Post Card; Place Stamp Here. 72508-B
Misc Info: Color postcard; no correspondence; old A-frame house sits amongst trees; house has door, two windows and step.
Subject: The Old Plank House
Duck Creek
Smyrna, Delaware
Leon de Valinger
Chauncey Simpson
Ed Kennedy
trees grass historical society
Ken-Del Productions
Wilmington, Delaware Linden
Public Archives Commission Ektachrome Ed Kennedy
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