Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Greetings from Albuquerque

Greetings from Albuquerque

Uncirculated
Published by Curteich


Postcard Caption:
Greetings from Albuquerque, New Mexico
"The Duke City"
The metropolis of New Mexico, Albuquerque is situated on the Rio Grande at an elevation of 4988 ft., and is approximately the center of the center. The busy city of today was founded by Gov. Cuervo in 1706 and named for the Duke of Alburquerque. Later the first R in the names was dropped, with the coming of the Americans.

2 comments:

Mark S. said...

Thank goodness they removed that "r", otherwise I'd have a heck of a time spelling Albikirkee!

PaperSponge.com said...

All hail the large letter postcard! Just can't get enough of them.

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