TITLE: Fort Point Light, Penobscot Bay, Me CAPTION: Fort Point Light
On the sotheasterly side of Old Fort Point, Me., westerly side of the mouth of Penobscot River. POSTCARD ID: 28072 PUBLISHER: The Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, ME., U.S.A.
Made in Germany POSTMARK: Unused Standard Size, Divided Back Postcard
TITLE: Horton’s Point Lighthouse
Southold, Long Island, N.Y. CAPTION: For many years this aid to mariners warned ships of the dangerous rocks off Horton’s Point. Overlooking Long Island Sound, this picturesque landmark is a familiar sight to residents and an attraction to visitors. “VISIT HISTORIC SOUTHOLD”
Color Photo by Milt Price, Northport, NY POSTCARD ID: 5P77011 PUBLISHER: Reproduced in Natural Color by Tomlin Art Co., Northport, N.Y. POSTMARK: Unused Standard Sized Postcard
TITLE: The Light House, Entrance to Harbor, Cleveland, Ohio CAPTION: None POSTCARD ID: R-80200 & 80 PUBLISHER: Published by Braun Post Card Co., Cleveland, Ohio.
Made in U.S.A. POSTMARK: Cleveland, Ohio Nov 3, 1921
TITLE: Duxbury Pier Light, Plymouth, Harbor CAPTION: None POSTCARD ID: 13998 PUBLISHER: “Posttint” Card Made Only By Detroit Publishing Co.,
and Published by A.B. Burbank, Plymouth, Mass POSTMARK: Plymouth, MASS AUG 5 1910
TITLE: Jesters’ Rock Garden, Arlington Pier, Mobile, ALA. CAPTION: This is the rendezvous of Mobile Court No. 120, Royal Order of Jesters. Constructed and given to the city of Mobile by Jester John C. O’Gwynn, M.D. Located on Arlington Pier. Re;licas in stone and Marble of unusual architecture of foreign cities. POSTCARD ID: 23 & 9160 N PUBLISHER: Made in U.S.A. by E.C. Kropp Co., Milwaukee, Wis. POSTMARK: Written on standard sized postcard – Not Posted
TITLE: Cap Chat CAPTION: Cap Chat – date de 1815, cette formation geologique est situee pres du phare a l’ouest du village.
Cap Chat – dates back to 1815 – The Rock formation stands near the lighthouse at the western end of the village. POSTCARD ID: 90905 & 4063 PUBLISHER: Pub. UNIC, 6917 Avenue du Parc, Montreal POSTMARK: 22 IX 1965 (September 22, 1065?)
We love early postcards like this. It shows the utilitarian purpose of lighthouses – to return the seafarer safely home. Unfortunately, with no postmark, it is too difficult to tell how old this postcard is.
Why do you like lighthouses? Let us know in the comments!
TITLE: A GOOD CATCH CAPTION: None POSTCARD ID: 5611 PUBLISHER: Unknown POSTMARK: Unused Standard Sized Postcard