1907 Ad Virginia Hot Springs Homestead Diseases Cured - ORIGINAL ADVERTISING CL9
Built in 1766 by Thomas Bullitt, the luxury resort hosted an array of United States Presidents. Around 1888, J.P. Morgan and his investors rebuilt the hotel from the ground up; however the building was destroyed in a fire in 1901, thereafter, the present Homestead hotel was erected. During World War II, Japanese diplomats were housed at the Homestead until American counterparts were returned. In 1991, The Homestead was deemed a National Historic Landmark. In 1993, the owners of the Pinehurst Resort purchased the Homestead.
The Homestead resort is home to three golf courses, The Cascade Course designed by William S. Flynn (generally ranked in the top 100 U.S. courses by GOLF Magazine and Golf Digest), the Old Course designed by Donald Ross and the Lower Cascades course designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr. The Homestead has hosted many golf tournaments from 1928 until 2009. Prior to becoming a PGA Tour Champion, Sam Snead was the Homestead's golf pro for decades.
The Homestead also contains the oldest Ski Resort in Virginia, which was opened in 1959, as well as an Ice Skating Rink that was built in 2008.
This 104+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
- Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
- Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
- Dimensions: Approximately 5.5 x 2 inches; 14 x 5 cm
- Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
- Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
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