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Postcard Gallery - 1940's
Lakes & Parks Views
27 Items

Many of these cards were purchased on ebay, some were donated by classmates, and others were shamelessly plagiarized from unsuspecting ebay sellers who were demanding a king's ransom for them.

Cards in this gallery are from the 1940 decade. Most pre-date our memories but many of the scenes remained pretty much unchanged into the fifties and early sixties. A few of the cards couldn't be accurately dated so we put them here because they appeared fortyish.

Here's how to view them; click on the Thumbnail Panel numbers to select which set of thumbnails that you would like to view, then just click on the thumbnail image and the full-sized image will be displayed below. Postcard descriptions and captions will be displayed at the bottom of the full-sized image. To select a different decade, click on the Postcards icon in the upper right-hand area of the page and select a different one:

  • Lakes & Parks - 1940's: Otsego Lake - Postmarked August 23, 1946
  • Lakes & Parks - 1940's: -Otsego Lake - 1948
  • Lakes & Parks - 1940's: State Park - Otsego Lake - 1940's
  • Lakes & Parks - 1940's: -Camping State Park - 1941
  • Lakes & Parks - 1940's: -State Park
  • Lakes & Parks - 1940's: Otsego Lake - Postmarked July 17, 1947
  • Lakes & Parks - 1940's: -Otsego Lake - 1948
  • Lakes & Parks - 1940's: Otsego County State Park - Bath House & Grocery Store - 1946
    The "CCC Built" Bath House and Grocery Store in 1935. The Civilian Conservation Corp built buildings and made other improvements.
  • Lakes & Parks - 1940's: Otsego County State Park - Postmarked October 5, 1949
  • Lakes & Parks - 1940's: Otsego Lake Shore - Postmarked June 27, 1949
  • Lakes & Parks - 1940's: East Side of Otsego Lake Looking West - 1940's
    Courtesy of eBay
  • Lakes & Parks - 1940's: Otsego Lake - World War II
    Courtesy of eBay
  • Lakes & Parks - 1940's: Otsego Lake Shoreline
  • Lakes & Parks - 1940's: West Otsego Lake Drive - Dirt Road
  • Lakes & Parks - 1940's: Otsego County State Park Building
  • Lakes & Parks - 1940's: State Park Community Center
  • Lakes & Parks - 1940's: Otsego Lake - Postmarked August13, 1947
  • Lakes & Parks - 1940's: Otsego Lake - Postmarked July 29, 1947
  • Lakes & Parks - 1940's: Pressel's Resort - Otsego Lake
  • Lakes & Parks - 1940's: Otsego Lake - Postmarked July 3, 1941
  • Lakes & Parks - 1940's: Otsego Lake - Postmarked July 3, 1941
  • Lakes & Parks - 1940's: Otsego County Park - Postmarked August 3, 1948
  • Lakes & Parks - 1940's: Otsego County State Park
  • Lakes & Parks - 1940's: Otsego Lake - Postmarked July 28, 1944
  • Lakes & Parks - 1940's: Otsego Lake - Postmarked October 19, 1949
  • Lakes & Parks - 1940's: The Pines at Otsego Lake - 1940's
  • Lakes & Parks - 1940's: View of Otsego Lake Across South US-27
    Postmarked August 9, 1945
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