Welcome to my collection of Linen Post Cards. When I was a child in the 50s my eccentric aunt Hannah sent Linen Post Cards to our house from her adventures. The simple watercolor effect they have gave me many hours of daydreams from her travels. I hope I can share a few with you. Yes cards and daydreams.
CAPE COD is unique. Nowhere in the world can be found fifteen towns comprising one hundred and forty-three home-like villages with such qualifications. It faces four salt seas; has five hundred and eighty-six miles of shore line, three hundred and six miles of beaches, encloses two hundred and seventy beautiful natural lakes and ponds, and has fourteen hundred and fifteen miles of macadam roads. There are many places of historic interest on CAPE COD.
The City of Alexandria is so closely identified with George Washington That it could easily be called his hometown. Mt. Vernon is but 7 miles away,but he maintained a town house and owned considerable property in Alexandria, and here also most of his best friends lived. Alexandria is today a great railroad and shipping center, but its great interest for the visitor is is historic significance.
Brigham, fifth largest city in Utah, is nestled in the foothills of the vast Rocky Mountain range. Because off the city's beauty, the unusual luscious peaches and the beautiful girls. Brigham is known on the "Peach City of the West."
Brigham is the gateway to the largest man made migratory bird refuge in the world and is visited by thousands of tourists annually.
Hope this find you a OK. Put in a long day today. Went to the show "Molly and Me". Gracie Fields one of those British things. Half the audience walked out before it was 1/3 over. Tell the rest hello, Hope everyone is all OK. Write soon.
County seat of Eddy County, is located in the fertile Pecos Valley. It boasts mild winter climate - average temperature 64 degrees - with fine fishing and hunting in nearby mountains. Carlsbad has the only three Potash Mines in America, but is best known as the Gateway to the famous Carlsbad Caverns Nat'l Park, 27 miles distant. This city and vicinity of nearly 25,000 population has ample accommodations for the throngs of visitors to the Caverns which are open to the Public every day in the year.
Again away from N.Y. but only as far as the northern edge of "The South." This is a short journey and expect to get back by the end of this week. So far I haven't found "Sally Brown or her Pappy's apple jack in these hills of West Virginy." The song say's they are here so I will keep looking. Always, Jack
pub: METROCRAFT (not posted) Hi Mom, Boy this is quite a burg. I've been quite busy all day. There is a lot to see here. I'll write you a letter some other time. The envelope is from the hotel where I'm staying. Goodbye for now. Take good care of yourself and the rest of the family.
Dear Mother and Dad, I have had a good trip all of the way I caught up on a lot of sleep on the train. I have a hour and a half layover here in Nashville I thought I might let you know everything is OK Love, Allen