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Postcards From the Past

January 5th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Adirondack Life

Ephemera is fun.  Check out the Penny Postcards over at the USGenWeb Archives.  I suppose the fancy photo-sharing sites make our life better, but I miss the old days.  (Gads, am I that old?)

These postcards cost 1¢ to mail. Postage was temporarily raised to 2¢ from 1917 to 1919 to cover the cost of World War I & from 1925 to 1928 (not sure the reason for the latter).

Here are some of my Adirondack and Lake Champlain favorites:

Here are links to our Adirondack Counties:

Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Herkimer, Lewis, St Lawrence, Warren.

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