Thursday, October 30, 2008
The Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce sent this about their Roadkill Cook-off. Sounds kind of scary to me. The Road Kill coo-Off is held on the last Saturday of September in Marlinton, WV.
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
The Cocoa Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, Convention & Visitors Bureau sent this great card showing a manatee and a dolphin.
State Capital: Bismarck
StateBird: Western Meadowlark
State Flower: Prairie Rose
State Tree: American Elm
Admitted to Union: 1889
The Cavalier Chamber sent this great map card to add to the map collection.
Monday, October 20, 2008
The building shown, the Varnum Armory, is still in place on our main street and looks exactly the same except for some power lines now obscuring the view. If you go to our website East Greenwich Chamber of Commerce you will find a current picture on the Tour the Town link.
Friday, October 10, 2008
Scott County Courthouse was constructed in 1877. Lady Justice, with scales and balance, is one of the features of this Second Empire Victorian style building
The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce sent this postcard of the county courthouse.
US Bullion Depository at Ft. Knox, KY
("The Gold Vault")
Each bar of gold weighs around 27 1/2 pounds and has an average value of $152,300. The total value of the gold in the vaul is $100 Billion, the largest stor of gold bullion in the United States. The Gold Vault was built in 1935.
Elizabethtown Chamber of Commerce sent this great picture of the gold at Ft. Knox.
700 slands (30 inhabited) make up the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. Nassau is the capial & business hub, with the largest concentration of people situated on New Providence. Surrounded by crystal clear waters, N.P. measures 21 miles long and 7 miles wide.
This was sent via a private swap via postcrossing. It’s great since it’s full of details of the country. Besides adding to my map collection.
Greetings from La Verne, California. Founded in 1887 and incrporated in 1906, this city, located on US Route 66, is home to a major university and many historic Victoran homes.
The La Verne Chamber of Commerce sent this card.