West Virginia State Park Vintage Postcard

This postcard is dated 1940 and shows Babcock State Park which is located in Fayette County in south central West Virginia. With over 4,000 acres of beautiful wooded countryside and streams, it is a beautiful state resource for people to enjoy which offer visitors a wide range of recreational activities, including hiking, backpacking, mountain climbing, […]

Custer State Park Vintage Postcard

This vintage postcard shows the State Game Lodge in Custer State Park, South Dakota. The postcard, from 1949, is a view of the Game Lodge during spring time with the flowers and a rushing stream in the foreground. The State Game Lodge, built in 1920 of stone and wood, was the summer residence of Calvin […]

Panther Hollow Lake in Schenley Park Vintage Postcard

This 1910 vintage postcard shows a couple boating across a lake by moonlight. The lake is Panther Hollow Lake in Schenley Park which borders Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens of Pittsburgh. A very romantic setting for the couple in the postcard with moonlight streaming across the lake. It’s a great view of an early 1900s […]

Pittsburgh Zoo Vintage Postcard

This vintage postcard shows the Pittsburgh Zoo in 1910 on a particularly bright sunny day. The Pittsburgh Zoo opened in June, 1989 on the present site in Highland Park, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Pittsburgh on the Allegheny River north of the city. The Pittsburgh Zoo: A 100-Year History, by Rachel Colker’s, notes that Pittsburgh had […]

Delaware Park Vintage Postcard

This vintage postcard shows Delaware Park in Buffalo, New York in 1900 complete with bandstand, people strolling along the lake shore, and boaters enjoying the summer day. This postcard is a great snapshot of Victorian life in Buffalo. Frederick Law Olmsted designed and created an interconnected park system in Buffalo, New York in the early […]

Braddock Park Vintage Maryland Postcard

This vintage postcard shows a recreation park in Cumberland Maryland called “Braddock Park” in the early 1900s. Shown here is a pastoral summer view of men, with the straw hats of those days, relaxing in the tree shaded park meadow. This postcard is also #12 from The Braddock Road Series by John Kennedy Lacock, Amity, […]