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Description

Depicts front view of small, wooden church in midst of pine trees. "Pine Torch Church" sign is attached to one tree. Cemetery is seen in background to left side of church. Text on verso reads: Pine Torch Church. Standing as it has for more than a century and a half, with its door open, the building erected by, and used for worship services by the Hardshell Baptist. It is now used on occasion for a funeral service, one Protracted Revival each year, and an all day affair on Decoration Day, the 4th Sunday in May. Pine Torch is between Hepsidam and Bushy Lake in beautiful Bankhead Forest."

Subject

Alabama; Southern States; Baptist churches

Location Depicted

Alabama; Southern States

Object Type

Image/jpeg

Source

3 x 5 color postcard; Polychrome Picture Products (Decatur, Ala.); No. 33683; Color by Hub Gardner; Official Card Alabama Mountain Lakes "Region of Rustic Luxury."

Image Creator

Publisher Original

Polychrome Picture Products, Decatur (Ala.)

Date Original

19--?

Date Scanned

2008-12-01

Date Modified

2008-12-01

Digital Publisher

University of North Alabama, Collier Library Archives

Digital Format

image-jpeg

Digital Creator

LHH

Identifier

PC127

Rights

These materials are provided for educational and scholarly purposes and reproduction of items beyond that allowed for fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. The nature of historical archival collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine. Whenever possible, information is provided about copyright owners and restrictions on materials; however, the responsibility for determining the appropriate use of an item ultimately resides with the patron. The staff is unaware of any copyrights in the Postcards Collection; however, there is a possibility that items may have copyrights associated with them that we were unable to identify. If you are aware of such copyrights, please inform the staff.

Keywords

Postcards

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