Landmark Tabulations
America’s tallest treasures was mailed to me from Taipei City. Karmen collect a bunch of cards from her last adventure before returning to her teaching job on the other side of the globe, so you can expect more American exports from Taiwan. Can you believe that this is the 100th postcard I have blogged about? I never would have guessed that I would still be posting updates about my postcard collection. Here is to another 100 updates!

Sean Presents: Random Tidbits About US Landmarks

Statue of Liberty

  • Designed by French sculpture, Frédéric Bartholdi
  • Dedicated on October 28, 1886
  • 305 feet tall

Washington Monument

  • World’s tallest stone structure
  • World’s tallest obelisk
  • 555 feet 5.124 inches tall

Space Needle (See Warwick Hotel Card)

  • Built for the 1962 World Fair
  • 25 lightning rods are fixed to the structure
  • 605 feet tall

Gateway Arch

  • Tallest man-made landmark in the United States
  • 630 feet tall

The Facts:100
Other Party: Karmen M
Card Number: 0100
Average Color: C2C5C5
Date Sent: July 9, 2012
Date Received: July 16, 2012
Sender Location: Taipei City, Taiwan
Receiver Location: Platteville, WI
Distance Traveled: 7334 Miles
Average Speed: 1048 Miles Per Day