Saturday, January 9, 2010

Columbia County - Portage, Wisconsin







Pauquette Park
Portage Wisconsin

One of Portage's many parks Pauquette Park is host to many weddings, reunions and is the site of the annual Wisconsin chamber Orchestra concert in July.

This great card came from the Portage Chamber of Commerce

Brown County - Ripley, Ohio






This great card came from the Kinkead Ridge Winery in Ripley, Ohio.

Cherokee County - Weiss Lake, Alabama





American Flag flying at Weiss Lake: 30,2000 acre lake is known for great fishing and is also a recreational lake full of activieis including boating, sailing, skiing, and camping.

This great card came from Cherokee Chamber of Commerce

Taiwan - Taipei (TW-112767)





Garden of Lin Ben-yuan, Banqiao
Located at the Shimen St. of Banquiao City, this garden was built in 1893. There are a variety of elegant landscapes (e.g. pavilions, towers, attics, and bridges) in the garden, where has become the valuable cultural heritage of Taiwanese architecture and ............

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Transylvania Couty - Brevard, North Carolina




Brevard, North Carolina is home to Brevard College (see top center). this quaint mountain town features mountains, forests, waterfalls, and trout streams.

Henderson County - Hendersonville, North Carolina




Mast General Store, Hendersonville

Mast General Store is a fixture onMain Street in historic downhow Hendersonville, North Carolina. discover housewares your great-grandmother might have used and simple toys you loved as a child in this wonderfully preserved 1905 emporium.

Rutland County - Brandon, Vermont




Brandon, Vermont
Unhurried, Unspoiled, Unforgettable

Sent by the Brandon Area Chamber of Commerce

Columbia County - Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin



Sugar Bowl
Wisconsin Dells

One of the most beautiful rocky islands in the lower Dells of the Wisconsin River.

The Wisconsin Dells Visitor & Convention Bureau sent this card.

Iron County - Hurley, Wisconsin




Famous Silver Street
Hurley, Wisconsin

Cabarets, Nite Clubs and Dining Places mae Hurley, Wisc. the Evening Entertainment Center of the Northwest

El Paso County - Manitou Springs, Colorado




"I Made It" Summit of Pikes Peak
(altitude 14, 110 ft)

Achievement to the top of America's favorite mountain may be accomplished by riding the world's highest cot railway or by car over the auto highway.

This card was sent by the Cog Railway.

Hancock County - Bar Harbor, Maine




The Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce sent this multiview showing the high points of the town.

Germany - Treuchtlingen (DE-493678)







A great multiview of Treuchtlingen Germany

Romania (RO-8665)




My first card from Romania (RO-8665) via postcrossing.com. A map card was even better addition to the collection.

Jackson County - Rogue River, Oregon




Ouzel Outfitters were kind enough to send this card showing one of their lovely rafting trips

Texas




I got this one from a friend via an exchange slip. This show a picture of the great Texas Bluebonnets that can be found all across the state next to the highways.

Kent County - Warwick, Rhode Island



This came from the Central Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce. A wonderful card showing the state flag, state flower and state bird (Rhode Island Red)

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Freeborn County - AlbertLea, MN

I got this from the Albert Lea-Freeborn County Chamber of Commerce

Ukraine (UA-16766)



My first card from the Ukraine came with wishes of the New Year.

Great Britian - Eyam (GB-112464)



When the Great Plague was brought to Eyam in a parcel of cloth from London in 1665, three quarters of the villagers died. A Plague Commermoration Service is still held annually in the village but, despite itstragic past, Eyam is a pretty village with a number of picturesque cottages, a fine old Hall dating from 1676 and stocks on the village green

Saturday, January 2, 2010

Russia (RU-94114)




View of the Troitse-Sergiyeva Lavra

The Holy Spring and the Descent of the Holy Spirit on the Apostles Church (Dukhovskaya Church)

Allegheny County - Pittsburgh, PA (US-251567)




PNC Park
Located on the north shore of the Allegheny River between the Fort Duquesne and Roberto Clemente Bridges. PNC Park is home to the National League's Pittsburgh Pirates. At a soct of $252 millon, the park has a capacity of 38,265.

Brevard County - Orlando, FL (US-175863)




Kilimanjaro Safaris
Daily excursions from sunrise to sundaow. You will encounter many of Africa's wild creatures on the journey of a lifetime! Elephants, the Big Cats, herds of Antelope, Giraffe, Hippos, Tommies, Bongo, white and black Rhinos just to name a few.







Florida's Historic Lighthouses