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Jun 30, 2021

Greetings from HANNIBAL


H - Illuminated Fountain, Nipper Park 
A - Mark Twain
N - Museum and boyhood home of Mark Twain
N - Statue of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn
I - Admiral Coontz Armory
B - New Hannibal High School
A - Home of Huckleberry Finn
L - Entrance Mark Twain Cave

pub: CT 

posted: July 1, 1951
Dear Rose, Len and boys,
We're having a wonderful trip.
We have been in Harrisburg, Illinois, 
St. Louis, Missouri and now we are in 
Hannibal, Missouri.  It is very hot down here, 
but we are having fun.  Hope you are all OK
Much Love,
Joe and Wilma

Jun 29, 2021

Greetings from NEW HAVEN

Home of Yale University

New Haven, The home of Yale University, noted for its educational facilities and imposing buildings.  New Haven is called the City of Elms because of the beauty and quantity of this stately species.

Jun 28, 2021

Greetings from WILMINGTON

Wilmington is the largest and most important city in Delaware.
It was founded in 1638 by the Swedes.  The city was laid out in 1731 and now has a great number of fine buildings, wide streets and parks.

pub: CT
posted: May 14, 1952

Jun 25, 2021

A message from COOKE CITY

pub: C.T.

Cook City lies in a great Valley corridor leading into Yellowstone Park.  Situated on grassy timbered bench beside rippling Soda Butte Creek with great hills towering on either side and massive peaks rising above them, this little "City" has a setting equal to any painter's dream.

Jun 24, 2021

Greetings from JAMESTOWN

Street Scene
Trinity Hospital
Crippled Children's School
Chapel, Jamestown College
Jamestown Hospital
U.S. Post Office

pub: Hafstrom  Co.

Jun 23, 2021

Greetings from ZANESVILLE


Zanesville founded 1797, population 40,108, famous for Art Pottery and Tile,  noted for the only Y Bridge in America, located in Southeastern Ohio, beside he beautiful Muskingum, which is often called the Hudson of Middle West.

pub: CT

posted: Aug. 2, 1948

Dear Mother, Dad and Virginia.  I arrived back here ok tonight about 9:00.  Lots of cars on the road.  About 145 miles.  Thanks for everything over Sat. and Sunday.  Will write next week.

Love, Bruce

Jun 20, 2021

Greetings from PORTLAND

Portland, Oregon, metropolis of the Northwest, has a population of well over 400,000.  Situated on the Willamette and Columbia Rivers 110 miles from the coast.
P - Sixth Avenue
O - St. John's Bridge
R - Laurelhurst Park
T - Multnomah Falls
L - Union Station
A - Bonneville Dam
N - Lambert's Sunken Gardens
D - Broadway Bridge
pub: CT

Jun 19, 2021

Greetings from LAKE OKOBOJI

L - Dixon Point
A - Des Moines Beach
K - The Inn
E - Sailing on Lake Okoboji

O - Speed Boat
K - The State Pier
O - Lake front Midway
B - The Queen
O - Iowa's Playground, Arnold's Park
J - Sunset on Lake Okoboji
I - Monument of Indian Massacre of 1857

pub: CT

Jun 17, 2021

Greetings from FORT WAYNE

"Where three rivers meet"

F - Lincoln Bank Tower
O - Sunken Gardens, Lakeside Park
R -        "         "        "     "
T -        "         "        "      "

W- Allen County Court House
A - Grotto in Memorial Park
Y - Gardens in Swinney Park
N - Anthony Wayne Monument
E - Section of Harrison Street Bridge

pub: KROPP CO.

Jun 16, 2021

Greetings from WILKES BARRE



Wilkes-Barre, center for Anthracite Coal Mining, is located in the beautiful historic Wyoming Valley.  It is the county seat of Luzerne county.

Jun 14, 2021

Greetings from NEW YORK

 pub: CT

No other cosmopolitan center anywhere compares with New York, the home of Broadway, the famous "Great White Way".  The city  boasts also the world's greatest theatrical center and the world's tallest office buildings.
To the Old World, New York, with the famous statue of Liberty in its front yard the gateway to the land of promise and progress.
It is the Wonder City of the World.

posted: Aug. 4, 1938
Dear Thelma, Hope it is cooler in Jeannette than it is here.  Having a grand time.  Hope you are all well as I am at present,  Best wishes to all from aunt and I 

Greetings from NORTH DAKOTA

 pub: CT

Jun 13, 2021

Greetings from WHITE MOUNTAINS

Nickname - Granite State
1940 Population - 491,524
Area in Sq. Miles - 9,341
Entered the Union, June 21, 1788

posted: Sept. 7, 1956
We've come up the "rock bound" coast of Maine and even went thru Rockport, Maine.  In New Hampshire now and going back down thru the White Mts.  Beautiful and cool. Wonderful weather.  Susie and I are in suits Love, Your 3 kids

Jun 12, 2021

Greetings from FARIBAULT

F - Buckham Library
A - High School
R -     "       "
I - Shattuck School
B -       "                 "
A = Viaduct
U -      "
L - Rice County, Court House
T - State School and Colony

Jun 11, 2021

Greetings from WACO


pub: CT

Waco - the hub of Texas City of Industrial and cultural advantages.  Waco foremost collection of the works of the famous poet, Robert Browning, housed the Browning Building at Baylor University the oldest institution of higher learning in the State of Texas.  Cameron Park, fifth largest natural park in the United States, 550 acres of scenic Beauty.

posted: Nov. 14, 1951

Enjoying our visit with Billy.

Weather is warm and beautiful. 


Lillian and Bill 

Jun 9, 2021

Greetings from SPOKANE


 pub: CT 

S - Davenport Hotel, Restaurant & St. John's Cathedral
P - Crossing the Spokane river, ramp garage
O - North Central High School, Sunken Garden at Manito Park
K - Geyser fountain, Natatorium Park
A - Skyline Business District
N - Riverside Ave., Federal Building
E - Spokane County Court House

Jun 7, 2021

Jun 6, 2021

Greetings from DES MOINES


D - Birdland Drive
E - Center Street dam and four bridges
S -    "          "        "      "       "     "
M - East on Locust Street
O - Fish Pond, Waterworks Park
I -     "      "           "                "
N - Coliseum and part of Locust St. Bridge
E -     "             "     "      "     "        "      "
S -     "


Jun 5, 2021

Greetings from WILLIAMS


 Gateway to the Grand Canyon.
Located on Highway 66 near its junction with the Grand Canyon Highway, Williams is a picturesque mountain  town in the heart of the greatest stand of yellow pine timber in the U.S. Summer nights are always delightfully cool at this altitude of 6,780ft.The town derives its name from Bill Williams Mountain, which is in turn named for a famous pioneer of the region.  Lumbering is the chief industry, several large mills being located there.

pub: CT

Jun 3, 2021

Greetings from ST. LOUIS

pub: CT

Population - 816,000.  Greater St. Louis - population - 1,250,000.  Founded 1764 as a fur trading post at the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers.  City noted as an important raw fur market and for its products of shoes, beer, railway equipment., meat products and many others.


Jun 1, 2021

Greetings from BIRMINGHAM

I grew up in the suburbs of BIRMINGHAM
Birmingham, the capital of Alabama, is the "Pittsburg of the South."  This  district leads the world in the production of cast iron pipe and is also one of the leading yellow pine and hardwood markets of the South.

(Mistake in the text: Birmingham is not the Capital of Alabama.
Montgomery is the Capital of Alabama.)