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Title Lutheran Children's Home of the South
Dates of Creation circa 1945
Scope & Content An unused color postcard of the Administration Building on the grounds of The Lutheran Children's Home of the South, located in Salem, Virginia. The Lutherans built an administration building and two cottages among the stately oaks of the former Burwell-Logan plantation, known as "Sherwood," just off the Lynchburg Turnpike. The buildings were occupied Nov 4, 1926, and dedicated 5 days later.
Year Range from 1940.0
Year Range to 1950.0
Subjects Architecture
Architectural details
Doors & doorways

Post cards
Search Terms Salem, Virginia
Lutheran Orphan Home
Asheville Post Card Co.
Notes An interesting history of both the Baptist and Lutheran orphanages in Salem, Virginia can be found at
Collection History Museum of Western Virginia
Imagefile 018\20072650.JPG
Number of images 2.0
Object Name Postcard
Catalog Number 2007.26.50
Extent of Description 1-postcard, 3 1/2" x 5 1/2"