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Happy 4th Of July!!!!!
Swinging Bridge, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Summer is here. The 100+ degree temperatures leave no doubt about the season of year. Besides warmer temperatures, summer also ushers in the season of vacations. Just where did my ancestors and family members vacation? Turns out they went a lot of places and collected a lot [...]
Here is another postcard from the collection of my great grandmother Esther Lee Richardson. Kentuck, VA is located in Pittsylvania County, VA northeast of Danville. Kentuck is also just north of Ringgold, VA. Kentuck is a small community even today. I find it interesting that it had its own postcard back in 1913.
“A Driveway in Brackenridge Park. San Antonio, Tex.” This postcard is another from my great-grandmother’s collection. It is postmarked 8 May 1911 in San Antonio, TX and addressed to her while she was living in Ringgold, VA. It reads: Hello, Received card this a.m. are getting on fine. Give all my love. I am [...]
Buffalo Lithia Springs, VA today is known as Buffalo Springs or Buffalo Junction and located in Mecklenburg County, VA just east of the Halifax County line. This postcard depicts one of the natural springs in the area. The postcard is addressed to Miss Esther Lee Richardson, living in Kentuck,Pittsylvania County, VA . The [...]
This is a postcard of the Danville, VA Post Office. It is addressed to my great-grandmother Esther Lee Richardson of Ringgold, VA and postmarked 2 May 1911 from Danville. The message portion of the postcard is stained, but it is signed by Sara Henderson. Was Sara perhaps a cousin? A friend? I’ll have to look [...]
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