Uncle Bob's Travels

Places I've hung out in or just neat postcards

Greetings from Gate City Virginia


This is one of Asheville Post Card Company’s generic “Greetings from ____ Virginia” cards.
The “Gate City” is obviously an overprint.  Generally, “greetings from” cards are called “grts” in the trade.
On the back:
Nickname – Old Dominion
1940 Population – 2,677,773 (it’s about 8,000,000 now)
Area in Sq. Miles – 42,627 (it’s listed at 42,775 in 2015)
Entered the Union, June 25, 1788

Plate #72220

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