Steeles Tavern Manor

Steeles Tavern Manor
The amazingly comfortable Steeles Tavern Manor near Lexington Virginia.

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Cumberland Gap National Park

The back of this card says-

Pinnacle Interpretive Shelter, Cumberland Gap National.  The shelter is a hub for historical information and Park trails.  Cumberland Gap National Park, Kentucky-Virginia-Tennessee.

Monday, November 25, 2013

Frozen Niagara in Mammoth Cave

The card reads on the back-

Frozen Niagara, the most massive stalactite formation in Mammoth Cave, is 75 feet high and 50 feet wide.  Steps lead down beside the Falls and into the Drapery Room.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Spider Helictite, Floyd Collins' Crystal Cave, Horse Cave, KY

The back of this postcards mentions one of the caving legends of Kentucky-

Floyd Collins braved many dangers and labored long and back-breaking hours to make it possible for the public to view such wonders.

Friday, November 15, 2013

Renfro Valley, KY

Sent in 1941 from Renfro Valley!

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain- Grant Park, Chicago

Postmarked 1930, the back of this colorful old card reads-

The World's largest fountain of its type, built of Georgia Marble, a gift to the city by Miss Kate Buckingham in memory of her brother who was a trustee and benefactor of the Art Institute.  At night colored lights play upon the sparkling water as they leap seventy to ninety feet into the air.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

John G. Shedd Aquarium, Chicago

Another great shot of John G. Shedd Aquarium in Chicago.  It is postmarked 1948, sent from Chicago.  Part of the actual postmark says" Hire The Handicapped It's Good Business."

Monday, November 4, 2013

Art Institute- Chicago

"The present building being finished in 1893, contains valuable collections of sculpture, paintings and objects of art, ranking with the best on the continent.  A great storehouse of treasures."

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Herrin Illinois

I know, I have mentioned this town several times in the last few months, but it is really growing on me!

LOTS of strange history.  Just google it.  AND I think it is just a very cozy town these days.....

Here are some photos.....