Archive for Florida Postcards
Swampy’s Postcard Saturday: Argosy Motel, Miami Beach, 1960s.
This postcard isn’t postmarked but guess it is in the 1960s. Found a later one on Flickr that has taller trees and larger bushes out front of the entrance. Same exact angles of the images. The motel is gone and […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
Swampy’s Postcard Thursday: Phosphate Mine, 1912
This postcard was mailed March 16th, 1912 from St. Cloud to a Mrs. George Burton of Boston, Massachusetts. The handwriting is so poor, that I can’t make out the message being sent. It’s being sent ‘with much love’ from someone […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
Swampy’s Postcard Monday: St Petersburg Pier
This postcard wasn’t mailed, but the cars look 1960s. The pier still stands…for now. It sure has had an interesting run in the past few months. It is still closed since May, oddly enough closing on the 4th anniversary of […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
Swampy’s Postcard Saturday: Robert Richter Hotel, Miami Beach
This is a postcard of the Robert Richter Hotel mailed December 26th, 1951 to the Vegetable Section of the USDA in Wyndmoor Pennsylvania. There is a sub-section mentioned – E.R.R.L. Don’t know what that means but taht is where the […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
Swampy’s Postcard Thursday: Sulpher Springs Business Scene, Tampa.
Here’s what Sulpher Springs once looked like in Tampa. It was once a separate area from Tampa. Now it has all folded into one.
Swampy’s Postcard Monday: A Bit of Venice at Fort Lauderdale.
This image is part of a fold out postcard set that wasn’t mailed. Likely from the 1950s.
Swampy’s Florida Postcard – Daytona Beach Waterfront Park
This postcard has no date, so it is hard to figure when it is from. This park has changed considerably over the years.
Swampy’s Florida Postcard Thursday: Municipal Swimming Pool, Lakeland
This postcard of the old Municipal Swimming Pool in Lakeland. The postcard wasn’t mailed, though I’d guess this postcard is from around 1950. Don’t know much about this pool except that this pool isn’t the official pool anymore. The City […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
Swampy’s Postcard Thursday: DeLeon Springs
Here’s an unmailed postcard of DeLeon Springs. Click here to learn more about, what is now, DeLeon Springs State Park.
Swampy’s Postcard Monday: Horses at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables.
This postcard wasn’t mailed, but I’d estimate this card from the 1930s.
Swampy’s Postcard Thursday: Stars Hall of Fame, south Orange County, early ’80s.
Stars Hall of Fame wax museum featured about 200 figures from Fred Astaire to Roy Clark to Henry Winkler as ‘the Fonz’. Folks could get a photo with Frankenstein. There were also opportunities to meet major celebrities who would cast […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…