• Posted in: Penny Post Penny Post: Yuletide Joys

    Postmarked: IND., 1916 – 6 PM Message: My dear little Granddaughter, I have been wondering id you are going [to] hang up your stockings, like the little folks on this card & see what Santa...

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  • Posted in: Penny Post Penny Post: The Highest Building in Indianapolis

    …Well, at least in 1916! Postmarked: INDIANAPOLIS 2 IND., MAR 12, 1916 – 5:30 PM Message: Indpls, Ind. Mar 12 – 16 Dear Parents, I arrived here all OK. I got here at 3:55 this...

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  • Posted in: Penny Post Penny Post: The Monument at Night

    Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument (at night), Indianapolis, Ind. In 1916, the moonlight appeared to reflect off Victory’s gleaming bronze torch, lit as bright as the full moon. But, the image on this Penny Post would...

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  • Posted in: Penny Post Penny Post: Interurban Station

    The Interurban Station in Martinsville, IND. was located at 110 N. Main Street. Postcard courtesy of Tom Keesling, Hoosier Recollections. The Indianapolis and Martinsville Rapid Transit Company was incorporated April 24, 1901. The City of...

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  • Posted in: Penny Post Penny Post: A $1000 to See You in Indianapolis

    The front of the card says it all: It’s worth $1,000 to see you in Indianapolis, IND. This unpostmarked Penny Post was written from Indianapolis in December 1916. Presumably, the novelty, applique card was hand...

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