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Post Card Greetings from Old Louisville

"Fountain Court, Louisville KY"
The Fountain, looking south, St. James Court
Mailed 1911, card by Bagby Howe Drug Co.

This must be a rare view, as it took several years of looking to find one that shows the center of St. James Court as we know it today, and not just the original Fourth & Magnolia entrance.

This card was originally mailed July 7, 1911 to Alexandria, VA, with the message:

"Louisville, Ky.
9-a.m. 7-7-11
This is one of the prettiest cities I have ever seen.  It has 200.000 population. I wish you were with me.  There are some of the nicest cozy little corners here you ever saw.  Best wishes."


Vintage Postcard Views of Louisville

Old Louisville 
     Second Street  
     Third Avenue  
     Fourth Avenue  
     St James Court  
     Central Park  
     The Confederate Monument  
     The 1937 Flood  

Louisville (the rest of the city)
     Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby  
     The Old Court House  
     City Hall
     East to West along Broadway 
     The Seelbach Hotel  
     Railroad Stations   
     Without extended descriptions:
     Fourth Street   
     The Armory  
     The Old Post Office and Customs House    
     City Parks   


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