May 29, 2023 

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Shows and Events

May 6, 2023                                      South Bend, IN
South Bend Postcard & Paper Show, Saint Hedwig Hall West Wing, 331 South Scott Street, South Bend, IN. Hours 10-4. For information contact David Newman Free admission.

May 13, 2023                                    Dayton, OH
Dayton Postcard & Paper Show, Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Calumet Building, 580 Calumet Road, Dayton, OH. Hours 10-4. For info contact David Newman Admission free.

May 13-14, 2023                              Arcadia, CA        
L.A. County Vintage Postcard & Paper Show, Arcadia Masonic Center, 50 West Duarte Road, Arcadia, CA. Hours Sat 10-5 (early bird 8 a.m.), Sun 10-4. For further information contact or (626) 665-9435. Admission early bird $25, else free.

May 13-14, 2023                             Hopkins, MN    
Twin City Spring Postcard & Paper Show 2023, VFW Post 425, 100 Shady Oak Road, Hopkins, MN. Hours Sat 9-5, Sun 9-3.  For information contact (651) 426-3573. Admission $4, $3 for members.

May 26-27, 2023                             Aurora, CO
Denver Postcard & Paper Show In conjunction with the Rocky Mountain Stamp Show, Arapahoe County Fairgrounds, 25690 East Quincy Avenue, Aurora, CO. Hours Fri 11-6, Sat 9:30-4. Contact Carol Mobley at or (720) 308-1516. Admission $5, early buy-in Friday at 10 AM, admission $20.

May 27, 2023                                   Wyoming, MI
Grand Rapids, Michigan Postcard Show, Roger Chaffee American Legion Hall, 2327 Byron Center Avenue SW, Wyoming, MI. Hours 10-4. For info contact  David Newman Admission free.

June 3, 2023                                    Titusville, NJ                     
Washington Crossing Card Collectors Club’s Annual Postcard Show and Sale, Union Fire Company Ballroom, 1396 River Road (Route 29), Titusville, NJ. Hours 9-4. For information contact or (215) 378-6609. Admission $3.

June 3-4, 2023                                 Huntsville, AL

HUNTSPEX 2023 Stamp, Postcard & Coin Show, 2180 Airport Road, SW, Huntsville, AL. Hours Sat 10-5, Sun 10-3. For information contact Mike O’Reilly or or (256) 527-4601. Admission free.

June 10, 2023                                   Beacon, NY
Beacon Historical Society Annual Postcard Show, St. Joachim’s School Hall, 51 Leonard Street, Beacon NY. Hours 9-4. For information contact David Turner Admission $4.

June 10, 2023                                   Boxboro, MA
Paper Town, The Vintage Paper, Book & Advertising Show, Boxborough Regency Hotel, 242 Adams Place, Boxboro, MA.  Hours 9-3. For information contact Tina at or (603) 509-2639. Admission $8, ages 12-21 $4.

June 10, 2023                                   Brookline, NH
Annual Spring Post Card Show and Sale, Brookline Event Center, 32 Proctor Hill Road, Brookline, NH. Hours 10-4. For more information contact Kathy or Ron Pelletier or (603) 582-4491 or (603) 620-8112. Admission $2, early bird $5.

June 23-24, 2023                             Lenexa, KS
Greater Kansas City Postcard and Paper Show, Radisson Hotel, 12601 West 95th Street, Lenexa, KS. Hours Fri noon-6, Sat 9-4. For information contact Jim Taylor (417) 389-1512. Admission $4, early-bird $6.

July 8, 2023                                        Livonia, MI
Detroit Postcard Show, Monaghan K of C Hall, 19801 Farmington Road, Livonia, MI. Hours 10-4. For info contact David Newman at Admission free.

July 14-15, 2023                                Kalamazoo, MI
47th Annual SW Michigan Post Card Club Postcard Show & Sale, Kalamazoo County Expo Center Expo North, 2900 Lake Street, Kalamazoo, MI. Hours Fri 10-5, Sat 9-4. For information contact Wally Jung or (517) 230-0734. Admission $2.

July 14-15, 2023                                Lakewood, CO
Denver Postcard & Paper Show, Holiday Inn Lakewood, 7390 West Hampden Avenue, Lakewood, CO. Hours Fri 11-6, Sat 9:30-4. For information contact Carol Mobley at or (720) 308-1516. Admission $5, early buy-in Friday at 10 AM, admission $20.

July 21-22 2023                                 Eagan, MN
Land of Lakes Postcard & Paper Show, Eagan Community Center, 1501 Central Parkway, Eagan, MN. Hours Fri 9-6, Sat 9-4. For information contact or (410) 939-0999. Admission $4.

July 22-23, 2023                               Harrisonburg, VA            
Annual Shenandoah Valley Postcard Show and Sale, Rocktown Terrace/Early Katering, 2061-F Evelyn Byrd Avenue, Harrisonburg, VA. Hours Sat 9-6, Sun 10-4. For information contact Jeff Bradfield or (540) 476-2666. Admission $3.

August 4-5, 2023                               Cincinnati, OH
Greater Cincinnati Philatelic Society 106th Annual CINPEX 2023, United Methodist Church, 2682 West Fork Road, Cincinnati, OH. Hours Fri 10-6, Sat 10-4. For information contact or (513) 574-0830. Several postcard dealers will be there. Free admission.

August 5, 2023                                   Havre de Grace, MD
Havre de Grace Postcard and Civil War Show, 100 Lagaret Lane, Havre de Grace, MD. Hours 9-4. For information contact or (410) 939-0999. Admission $5.

August 5, 2023                                   Norwalk, OH
Norwalk Ohio Postcard Show, Fraternal Order of Eagles Hall, 151 Cline Street (behind Wendy’s), Norwalk Ohio. Hours 10-4. For info contact David Newman Admission free.

August 12, 2023                                North Canton, OH
North Canton Postcard Show, New Location (previously Strasburg), St. George Serbian Orthodox Social Hall, 4663 Applegrove Street NW, North Canton, OH. Hours Sat 10-4. Contact or(330) 832-5992. Admission $3.

August 19, 2023                                Lancaster, PA                    
29th Annual Postcard Expo sponsored by the Lancaster County Postcard Club. Farm & Home Center, 1381 Arcadia Road. Lancaster, PA. Hours 9-5. For information contact Gordon Smith at (717) 873-0746 or Admission $2.50.

August 31-September 1, 2023     Caseyville, IL
47th Annual St. Louis Gateway Postcard Club Annual Show, Caseyville Community Center, 909 South Main Street, Caseyville, IL. Hours: club members 9 AM, else 10-4, Fri 9-4. For information contact Tom Snyder at or (618) 531-4189. Admission free.

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Postcards with captions, quips, and well-wishes, expressed in the Yiddish language, were mailed to friends and family just to stay connected. However, for the many who cannot read or understand the language they remain unexplained. Hy Mariampolski, a new Postcard History contributor, has deciphered the enigma.

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