Monument Circle in Indianapolis

Vintage postcard of Monument Circle in Indianapolis, Indiana which is the center or hub of the city. Streets and avenues radiate from this point as the nucleus of the city plan. The monument in the center is the Indiana Soldiers and Sailors Monument. It is 284 ft. 6 in. tall. The design is neoclassical by […]

Washington Monument Vintage Postcard

This vintage postcard shows the Washington Monument at night in the 1930’s. The structure to the left of the Monument looks to be a church and is no longer seen in present day pictures. The Washington Monument, erected to the memory of George Washington, was begun in 1848 and dedicated in 1885. It is 555 […]

Cherry Blossom Vintage Postcard

This beautiful vintage postcard shows the Cherry Blossom tree in Washington D.C with the Lincoln Memorial across the water. The Japanese Cherry Blossom trees are a very beautiful and attractive sight in the spring of the year when they are in bloom. These trees are a gift from the Japanese Government to the United States […]

Lafayette Square Vintage Buffalo NY Postcard

This vintage postcard was not dated, but seems to be from 1907 – 1910 time period. It shows Lafayette Square in Buffalo, New York which is named for General Lafayette, the famous French hero of the American Revolution. Lafayette Square was part of the original urban plan for Buffalo as designed by Joseph Ellicott and […]