The postcard is addressed to Mrs. Jos. N. Buttell, 198 Hudson Avenue, Red Bank, NJ. It reads: “Just completed our tour at the Arlington Cemetery. Will be home Saturday afternoon.” Love Clint (?)
This postcard contains a postmark dated February 28, 1923 from York Springs, PA. It is addressed to Miss Edna Wagner, York Springs, R.D.#2, York Springs, PA. It reads: “Friend Edna – first a couple lines to let you know we are having spelling at our school if the teacher does not get the grippe. I enjoyed myself at Big Dam don’t worry about a —(I cannot make out the rest of the writing) but it is signed, Your Friend, Frances.
I hope you have spent a fine xmas. I have been in Hagerstown for two weeks now taking it all in having a grand time wish you could be here. Good Bye. Ever Yours, Carrie
This postcard is addressed to Mr. & Mrs. N.W. Schley 2427 Stuart Avenue Richmond, VA. It reads – Here we are! Gosh – what a beautiful place & the food is grand. Sorry it’s only for 3 days. We fished today but did not catch too much. It is grand and warm and the boys are having a ball. Bob and I are too. Will write when I get home. Love, Betty.
My latest auction acquisition, from my favorite picker, is a series of old postcards to residents of Frederick County, Maryland. Some of the cards are from prominent families and one recipient can even be traced back to the founding fathers of Frederick, Maryland. Please note I am not related to any of the senders nor recipients. I am only posting to hope that others will enjoy as much as I do.
I only have one photograph of my 3x’s great grandmother – Ann Frances Green Gardiner. Recently a cousin came across an old photo album of her mother’s that had been tucked in a closet for years. To my absolute delight there was a photo of Ann of her taken in June of 1872, when she was 45 years old. What a treasure – I love that after all these years heirlooms keep surfacing.
I am delighted to report that the marriage certificate detailed in a previous post has found a home! We successfully tracked down a descendent who was thrilled to has to received the original marriage certificates complete with photo’s.
The family also shared a genealogical rundown as well. If you are related to Samuel or Rosa and looking for more information please contact me and I will reach out to the descendents.