Monday, August 25, 2014



Louise's Restaurant JASPER FLORIDA FL Vintage LINEN Postcard

Everyone out and take a look at this county in Florida.
Stop #12 of our postcard journey to EVERY COUNTY in the United States!
Fellow Postcard Travelers,
We are doing all the Florida counties first.
This is our 12th:
Formed in 1827.
County Seat: Jasper
Formed from Jefferson County.

***It was named for the first U. S. Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton.

*** It has a total of 519 square miles. Can you find it on the maps below?

*** The Old Hamilton County Jail and the United Methodist Church in Jasper are on the National Register of Historic Places.

*** Its major industries moved through the years from now phosphate mining.

*** Jasper rests on land thought to be originally the site of the Miccasukee (Mikasukis) Indians. Interesting Indian information on this area:....Check it out... Chief Billy Bowlegs... Seminole... Treaty of Paynes Landing...,_Florida

*** Many settlers migrated here 1827 til 1840s from Georgia and South Carolina.

*** Lillian Smith author of Strange Fruit 1944 was born here.

*** "cheteaumomme" an Ebay postcard seller has the postcard seen above for sale. It is Louise's Restaurant in Jasper Florida.

Have a favorite postcard from this county?
Email a copy of it to me at and I will add it to our journey's blog.

OK folks time to go... let's head out to Florida County stop #13 next.

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