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Post Card Greetings from Old Louisville

The Puritan
"All the comforts of your own home
Marquette Terrace
1249 S. Third St.  Louisville 3, Ky"
Post card mailed in 1948

An Italianate home from the late 1880s formed the entrance to this popular motel of the 40s to 60s.  The Toddle House Restaurant on the grounds was a long time favorite for Sunday dinner out.  The whole complex was demolished to build the Hildebrandt House, a high-rise retirement home. 

On the card:

MARQUETTE
TERRACE
Phone: MAGNOLIA 9576
1249 South Third Street -- LOUISVILLE, KY

RECOMMENDED BY DUNCAN HINES
         IN "LODGING FOR A NIGHT"         

Inner Spring Beauty Rest for Sleep
Combination Tub and Shower Baths
Toddle House for Food
            Free Car Storage           
Clarence F. Marquette, Mgr. and Owner
Mrs MARQUETTE, Hostess
A lovely place for your wife, mother
and daughter to stop while in Louisville

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