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Saratoga Springs: A Brief History in Postcards

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Saratoga Springs: A Brief History in Postcards

Mary Martin & Nathaniel Wolfgang-Price

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Saratoga Springs, New York, is a town famous for its mineral springs, history, high society, and sports. Journey back in time to Saratoga Springs’ glory days from the 1900s to the 1950s when this was America’s premier resort. Vintage postcards, most of them beautifully hand tinted showcase sites that made the city famous. These images take you on a stroll along Broadway, where high society mingled at the Grand Union Hotel. Take a tour through the gardens at the artists’ community at Yaddo. See the famous Island Spouter and Hathorn Springs and wander through the bathouses at Saratoga Spa. Attend a concert at Congress Park and cheer a favorite horse from the grandstands at Saratoga Race Course. Spend a day out on Saratoga Lake or tour through the Saratoga Battlefield, to learn about the Revolutionary battle that changed the course of United States history.

Size: 9″ x 6″ | 165 postcard images | Price Guide | 128 pp
ISBN13: 9780764325946 | Binding: soft cover

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Mary Martin heads Mary Martin Postcards, a three-generation family business that is the largest postcard operation in the world. In addition to a warehouse facility in Perryville, Maryland, the company is a presence at postcard shows worldwide, including York, Pennsylvania, each November. Nathaniel Wolfgang-Price is a “Renaissance Man” who reads and writes poetry in his spare time.