The Grand Tetons of Wyoming

This vintage postcard shows the majestic Grand Teton mountains in the background, towering above the verdant valley floor. We see a rustic log cabin amongst the trees with Western folk lounging oustside conversing with two cowboys on horseback. This is vintage Western Wyoming at its best! The Grand Tetons are a mountain range in Western […]

Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park

The Old Faithful Inn, in Upper Geyser Basin, was so named because of its proximity to Old Faithful Geyser. From the veranda of this huge log structure there may be seen at close range the hourly eruptions of Old Faithful Geyser, as well as displays of many other nearby geysers. Old Faithful Inn and geyser […]

The Alamo Vintage Texas Postcard

What today is known as “The Alamo” in Texas became famous for the battle waged there during the Texas Revolution against Mexico.  The Alamo was a mission called, Mission San Antonio de Valero and was home to the priests and Indian converts for seventy years before the battle took place. The mission was built in […]

Cypress Gardens Vintage Florida Postcard

This beautiful vintage Florida postcard shows a boating trip through waters surrounded by towering Cypress Trees and vivid flowers in a surrealistic scene. Cypress Trees, the age old monarchs of the Florida forests grow far out in the waters of the lake at the Cypress Gardens and form a magnificent background for the quiet electric […]

Historic Mt. Vernon Vintage Postcard

This vintage postcard shows Mt. Vernon Mansion, the home of George Washington, first President of the United States. Mt. Vernon estate is sixteen miles below Washington, D.C. on the banks of the Potomac River in Virginia. George’s older brother, Lawrence Washington, died in July 1752. His will provided that his widow should own a life […]

Fisherman in Black Hills Stream Vintage Postcard

This vintage postcard shows a Fisherman in the middle of a pristine mountain stream in the Black Hills of South Dakota. The card is from the same 1949 travel series encouraging fishing, camping, hiking, and just visiting the Black Hills National Park. Known for trout fishing, the fisherman in the Black Hills can also catch […]

Mount Rushmore Vintage Postcard

This vintage postcard shows the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in the Black Hills of South Dakota as it looked in 1949. On October 4, 1927, Gutzon Borglum and his crew began work on what is today known as Mount Rushmore. They carved into a cliff in a mountain of the Black Hills the heads of […]

Mt. Rushmore Highway Vintage Postcard

This vintage postcard shows the scenic highway to Mount Rushmore in The Black Hills National Forest in South Dakota. It is another in the series from the 1949 travel card series describing the Black Hills National Forest. The road to Mount Rushmore passes through the pristine beauty of the Black Hills. The original travel card […]

Black Hills Vintage Postcard

This vintage postcard is a 1949 “travel card” and was the cover on a series of postcards showing The Black Hills National Forest in South Dakota with Mt. Rushmore. “Thrust upward out of the vast prairie stand the Black Hills, a distinct group of mountains. North, South, East, and West lay the prairies receiving water […]

Crater Lake Vintage Postcard

This vintage postcard, circa 1935 – 1940, shows Crater Lake in Oregon in brilliant colors with the mountains surrounding the lake that rise to sheer cliffs of two thousand feet. The lake is known for always having this blue color that is captured in the postcard. Located in Southern Oregon, Crater Lake is in the […]