Friday, March 1, 2013

From the Venice of America: Ft Lauderdale Beach


Postcard
The City of Fort Lauderdale is situated on the southeast coast of Florida, centrally located between Miami and Palm Beach. The City of Fort Lauderdale is named for a Second Seminole War fortification built on the banks of New River in 1838. In that year, Major William Lauderdale led a detachment of Tennessee Volunteers south along the east coast of Florida to capture Seminole agricultural lands and battle the elusive Indian warriors.

Stamp
A  Global Forever, self-adhesive stamp, issued 2013. The Global Forever stamp offers a single price for any First-Class Mail International 1-ounce letter to any country in the world. 

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