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A postcard depicting an aerial view of the Delaware River Bridge that connects Camden, New Jersey, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The bridge opened in 1926 and is now known as the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. The bridge is one of the largest suspension…

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A postcard depicting the Delaware River–Turnpike Toll Bridge, which connects the New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP) to the Pennsylvania Turnpike's East-West Mainline. Construction for the bridge began on January 15, 1954, and the bridge opened on May 25,…

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A postcard depicting the beginning of the New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP) at the Delaware River in Pennsville Township, New Jersey. The turnpike opened in 1951 and was intended to be the world's model highway. It is still the most heavily traveled tollway…

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A postcard depicting the Delaware Memorial Bridge, which connects the Delaware Turnpike in New Castle, Delaware, to the New Jersey Turnpike in Pennsville Township, New Jersey. The bridge opened its eastbound lanes in 1951 and its westbound lanes in…

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A map of Florida in French from 1780, when the territory was under British rule. In 1763, Spain traded Florida in exchange for Havana, Cuba, which had been captured by the British during the Seven Years' War. Many Spanish settlers and indigenous…