Massachusetts Springfield

Stock #: 129030
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Springfield
State: Massachusetts (MA)
County: Hampden
Publisher: Geo. S. Graves Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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"The Only Town on the Map" Dean of all the 27 Springfields in the United States. Massachusetts On the Map Since 1620. Mother of a great nation. Brithplace of Liberty. A Leader in A Everything that makes for Material Progress. Has Half of the Banking Capital and Manufacturing of all New England. Two-Thirds of its Three Million People have Savings Bnkas Accounts, with Enough Money on deposit to buy at par all the Banking Capital of the United States. Springfield On the Map Since 1636. Is now the Metropolis of Western New Enggland, with 115,000 population, and the trading center for 300,000 people. A Military Station of the U. S. Government since 1789. Second City of the State in Banking. Post Office Receipts and Business. America's Finest Civic Group in "the only Town on the map." Like Springfield " In a Class by Itself." Double in Population since 1896. Assessable Property doubled in ten years Near The Top of all American cities in its per capita Valuation. A Progressive, Wise Governed and Desirable City to Live In. The Dedication of Springfield's "Municipal Group" December 8, 1913, marks a new era in the progress of the City. These Classic Buildings have attracted country-wide attention. and made Springfield the Most Talked About City in America. In all the world there is nothing like these architectural gems. The Philadelphia Ledger aptly says: "Little Springfield has shown big Philadelphia that The Way To Do It Is To Do It." Erected at a cost of two million dollars, they serve as a monument to Springfield's enterprise and progress. The Campanile piercing the sky for 300 feet is unique among the world's spires, and together with the Auditorium and the Administration Building for the city offices (on the right), forms the finest civic group in America. A classic beauty by day, the tower is a beacon by night, its brilliantly lighted apex reminding all beholders that "Springfield is on the map."
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