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Views from Suffolk as depicted in Postcards

Postcards have always been a great way to document this history of a city and Suffolk is no exception. Here is a selection of Suffolk views from the early 1900's forward.

These are but a few of the many postcards that depict Suffolk and Nansemond County. If you have any postcards
that you would like to share, please let us know.

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A black and white postcard of
the old United States Post
Office at the corner of North
Main and Bank Streets

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The Confederate Soldiers Monument
in Cedar Hill Cemetery

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Looking east on West Washington
Street toward North Main Street

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A view east on West Washington
Street from St. James Avenue

This card also appears to
be a view east on West Washington
Street; however, the message
obscures most of the title

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A view of the old First Baptist
Church on North Main Street

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A view of Main Street Methodist
Church as it appeared in the 1940's

West End Baptist Church on
the corner of West Washington
Street and St. James Avenue

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The Hotel Elliot on North
Main Street as it
appeared in the 1940's