Wednesday, 4 May 2016

USA: Bismarck

Yesterday I got three postcards: one from the USA and two from Germany.

The card from the USA shows the State Capitol in Bismarck. Bismarck became the capital of the Dakota Territory in 1883 and is since 1889 to capital of the US State of North Dakota. To attract German settlers the city, which was earlier known as Edwinton, was named after German chancellor Otto von Bismarck in 1873. 
The card was sent via PostcardUnited: USA- 7365

With great stamps:
USAirmail (from set of two) (issued 02-01-1976)
Pueblo Pottery (from set of four) (issued 13-04-1977)
Legend of Sleepy Hollow (issued 10-10-1974)
National Postal Museum (from set of four) (issued 30-07-1993)
Year of the Ox (issued 05-01-1997)

Thank You very much Dede!

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