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A postcard depicting the Ghost Tree, an attraction in on 17-Mile Drive near Pebble Beach in Monterey, California. The tree has since given its name to a particularly dangerous nearby surfing location.This postcard is part of a collection of postcards…

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A postcard depicting a view of the cathedral spires in Yosemite National Park, located on the eastern side of the canyon through which Bridalveil Creek flows. The spires are just opposite El Capitan, and are part of Yosemite Valley, a 3,000-year-old…

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A postcard depicting the exterior of the house of Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) in Mandarin, Florida, which was also home to several large live oak trees. A famous abolitionist and author of Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly, Stowe…

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A postcard shows petrified bridge tree, near Adamana, Arizona. Now a ghost town with only four inhabited buildings, Adamana was once home to 30 families, and had a hotel until 1965 and a post office until 1969. It was known as the "Gateway to the…

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The Pinewood Estate at Bok Tower Gardens, located at 1151 Tower Boulevard in Lake Wales, Florida. The Pinewood Estate is a mansion that was constructed for Charles Austin Buck, the vice president of the Bethlehem Steel Corporation. In 1929, William…

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The dedication marker for a palm tree planted by President Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933) on February 1, 1929, at Bok Tower Gardens, located at 1151 Tower Boulevard in Lake Wales, Florida. These images were taken by Russell Moore in 2010.Edward Bok…

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Bok Tower, located at 1151 Tower Boulevard in Lake Wales, Florida. These images were taken by Russell Moore in 2010.Edward Bok (1863-1930) retired to the town of Lake Wales, located south of Orlando. Bok set out a plan to establish a natural garden…

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Bok Tower Gardens, located at 1151 Tower Boulevard in Lake Wales, Florida. These images were taken by Russell Moore in 2010.Edward Bok (1863-1930) retired to the town of Lake Wales, located south of Orlando. Bok set out a plan to establish a natural…