Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Stop 46A Tacoma Narrows Bridge Pierce County Washington


Father of Suspension Bridges
Tacoma Narrows Bridge
Pierce County
Washington
Stop 46A on this blogs trip to ALL 3007 United States counties.

This county: Pierce County:
2016 census 795,225
2nd most populous county in the state of Washington
Tacoma is its county seat and largest city.
Named for U.S. president Franklin Pierce.
Home to Mount Rainier the tallest mountain and volcano in the Cascade Range.


Monday, November 20, 2017

Stop 73A Detroit Post Office Wayne County Michigan

Detroit Post Office
Wayne County Michigan
Vintage Postcard @ Ebay store: Sandy's Cove
 
WAYNE COUNTY MICHIGAN
STOP 73A ON THIS BLOG'S POSTCARD TRIP TO ALL 3007 US COUNTIES.
MOST POPULOUS COUNTY IN MICHIGAN
POPULATION ESTIMATION IN 1,749,366
COUNTY SEAT: DETROIT
FOUNDED IN 1796 AND ORGANIZED IN 1815.
POINT OF INTEREST: THE HENRY FORD.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Stop 72A Old Courthouse Independence Jackson Co Missouri

Old Courthouse 
Independence
Jackson County 
Missouri
First brick courthouse for Jackson County built on public square in 1836.
Vintage postcard: Ebay store Sandy's Cove

2nd most populous county in state.
691,801 in 2016
Founded in 1826
Named for Andrew Jackson
Point of interest: Harry S. Truman Presidential Museum and Library.
County Seat: Independence but Kansas City serves as a second county seat and center of county government.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Stop 71A Rice Island Steps Brookgreen Gardens Georgetown County South Carolina

Rice Island Steps
Brookgreen Gardens
Sculptured garden and Wildlife preserve 
9100 acres.
Originally 4 rice plantations
In Georgetown County South Carolina

This county was founded in 1769.
It was named for George III of the UK
Its populations in 2016 was 61399.
Area: 1035 square miles.
Stop 71A of the postcard trip to all US 3007 counties on this blog: Postcard Traveler.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Stop 70A Looking West from Ft Lauderdale Hotel Broward County FL


Broward County 
Florida 
2016 population: 1,909,632
2nd most populous county in Florida
17th most populous county in the United States.
County Seat: Fort Lauderdale
Area: 1323 square miles.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Stop #69A San Diego Wild Animal Park San Diego County California

The park was renamed in 2010 to San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Vintage postcard.

This county was founded in 1850
The county seat of San Diego County is the city with the same name.
3095313 2010 population . California's second most populous county.

Stop #69A on the postcard trip here on this blog to all 3007 counties of the United States.