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This black and white postcard features Main Street in Aberdeen, Mississippi in the early nineteenth century. Buildings line either side of the street and horses and carriages are on the street. A gazebo is in the far end of the street, surrounded by horses. "Beautiful Aberdeen" is handwritten across the top of the card and "Main St. Aberdeen Miss" is handwritten near the bottom center. The back of the card is addressed to Miss Nell [?} in Water Valley, Mississippi, postmarked 1806. A green Benjaman Franklin one cent stamp is placed in the upper right corner.
Main streets; Aberdeen, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 3, Northeast Mississippi Region
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Main Street, Aberdeen, Mississippi, 1906, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University