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Greetings from Denver: Postcards from the Mile-High City

Greetings from Denver: Postcards from the Mile-High City

Mary L. Martin & Nathaniel Wolfgang-Price

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Nicknamed “Paris on the Platte,” Denver, Colorado combines the cosmopolitan atmosphere of Eastern cities with the rugged spirit of miners and pioneers who founded the “Queen City of the Plains” in the days of the Old West.Over 200 vintage hand-tinted postcards from the 1900s through the 1940s take readers on a journey through Denver’s history. Stop at the Brown Palace Hotel, stroll around the Civic Center, visit the Colorado State Capitol, take a tour through the Denver Mint, read up on Old West history at the Denver Public Library, and venture city into the majestic Rocky Mountains. Witness some of the the events and the places that made the “Mile-High City” famous.

Size: 11″ x 8 1/2″ | 237 postcard images | Price Guide/Index | 128 pp
ISBN13: 9780764325489 | 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 likes to read and write poetry in his spare time.