Postcard shares family news – in 600+ words

Postcard shares family news – in 600+ words

January 23 is National Handwriting Day. The Osceola History archives includes this postcard dated October 16, 1882. The writer tells her stepsister “here is the postal that will have a lot of words on it.” In more than 600 words she gives updates on the family’s activities, who is feeling under the weather, people they’ve visited with, and the possibility of a move. Below is […]

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620 Words

620 Words

An exciting aspect of museum work is making new discoveries. Sometimes, these discoveries may only be new to the researcher. Usually, this means an item has been “rediscovered” in the museum’s archives. The Osceola County Historical Society has made such a discovery! In reorganizing our archives, we happened upon a postcard from 136 years ago. The postcard was addressed to a Miss Martha A. Pierce of Holliston, MA […]

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