Penny Post: Aerial View of Downtown

Written by on May 6, 2015 in Penny Post - 1 Comment
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Postmarked: INDIANAPOLIS. IND.  16 DEC, 1963  10:00 AM



Dear Folks – Few words to let you know its been very cool down here. We got snow on the ground, and it was a -5 last nite. So far we know that we will do Xmas. Its been so darn cold that one hates to leave the fire side. What you all want for Xmas. I imagine you all have been busy at the store. Every year the crowds get bigger and then it all ends so quick. Its a long grind till spring again. But that is the way it is in Indiana. Will drop a line later. O.E.S. meeting Wed. Till then its all the news from the Sentinel. Write.      Me


Looking east from the State Office Building. Dome of the State Capitol is in the foreground.

Addressed to:

Mrs F.J. Smetzer

921 E. Tipton St.

Huntington Indiana

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About the Author

Ashley Haynes is from Indianapolis and grew up bringing storybook characters to life in her imagination. Now, she peers into the history of old buildings, letters, and postcards, imagining the lives of the people who touched the stair-rail or held the pen.

One Comment on "Penny Post: Aerial View of Downtown"

  1. Tom May 6, 2015 at 7:59 am · Reply

    Hey, Ashley! I recognize that view. It’s from the east end of the State Office Building, probably the 13th floor.

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