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Wenonah Inn Silverware

Kathryn MacGregor's donation of Wenonah Military Academy items included this silverware, which was first used at the Wenonah Inn, and then at the Wenonah Military Academy.

The Wenonah Inn was open from about 1880 until 1904 when it became the Wenonah Military Academy.

Wenonah Military Academy Copper Plate for postcard.

Wenonah resident Lauren Leer donated this copper plate, which was used for printing postcards of the Wenonah Military Academy, to the Wenonah Historical Society. The inscription on the postcard reads "Wenonah Military Academy; Wenonah, NJ; Pub. by H. Heinkel." Larry Smith hopes to print an actual postcard.

A positive image obtained through photo software reveals the following possible result of actually printing from the plate. In both cases the rectangle is skewed by the camera angle.

1915 Wenonah Military Academy Dress Parade from Library of Congress

This image is from the Library of Congress (LOC). More information about the image can be seen at

https://www.loc.gov/item/2007663493/

A copy of that information is in the PDF below also.

The LOC listing reports that the photo was taken in Wenonah. It is difficult to find a match between the buildings in the photo and the buildings in Wenonah in 1915.

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