Something listed here as an error is not in fact an error

With respect to this Hotel Carrolina postcard, I can assure you that Tuck did not misspell “Carolina.”

Although I live in Durham, NC, where the hotel once stood, I hadn’t heard of it until the other day when, metal detecting in my neighbor’s back yard, I found this circa 1900 key fob about five inches belowground.

That led me first to an article on a site about local architectural history (as a first-time poster, I can not include anymore links; the site is called Open Durham) and also to this site.

The Hotel Carrolina (named after its founder, Julian S. Carr) was relatively short-lived and was destroyed by fire in 1907.

@rastinirv welcome to the forum, and thank you for the submission!

I’ve gone ahead and changed 4 cards:

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