Text on back: Old St. John's Church - This venerable and historic edifice stands upon the site of an old Indian Settlement. The original structure (completed in 1741 when the Old Dominion owed allegiance to George III, and the Protestant Episcopal Church of Virginia was in the jurisdiction of the Bishop of London), has undergone several alterations and enlargements, but much of it still remains, forming the East and the West transepts of the present building Here was held the Virginia Convention, during a season of which Patrick Henry delivered his famous speech ('Give me Liberty or give me Death'). The surrounding burial ground contains many curious tombs and unique epitaphs. Vintage linen postcard has writing on the back, is postmarked 1946 and complete with intact 1 cent stamp. Card is in good condition.
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