July 12, 2021

Author: Ray Hahn

The Story of Coleman’s Frog as told by Gary and Peggy

Ray Hahn

The Story of Coleman’s Frog

as told by Gary and Peggy

Think. Try to recall something you know that weighs 42 pounds.

Maybe, your four-year old grandson. Or ten and a half bags of sugar.

Or, Coleman’s Frog?

Did you ask, “What is Coleman’s Frog?” I thought you

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Allow Me to Introduce Rene Cloke

Ray Hahn

Allow Me to Introduce
Rene Cloke

There are times in life when your soul needs a few specks of beauty. For most it doesn’t take much to brighten a gloomy day. Standing at my kitchen window each morning, waiting for the tea-water to boil, is usually my recommended

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Sunday Afternoon at the Historical Society

Ray Hahn

Sunday Afternoon at the Historical Society

A man walked into the historical society last Sunday and asked, “What’s new?”

Everyone laughed. Not at the questioner nor his question, but the look on his face when I pointed to a box of postcards that had been donated just an

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Postcard History Quiz Answers

Postcard History Quiz Answers

Your Attention, Please!

The Postcard History 2021 Quizes (First Half)
are now officially closed.

Second Half begins on the first Monday in July

Postcard History Quiz Answers

Quiz No. 1, Faces of the Military – World War I was presented on January 4.

                In Quiz #1

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A Fifth Sunday Special – a look at some more odd cards.

Ray Hahn

A Fifth Sunday Special

a look at some more odd cards.

Since you have read Postcard History this year, you remember in January we began a series of articles devoted to odd postcards. Odd cards are unrelated to most of what we collect which makes them as unusual

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Catching up with Postcard History PART TWO

Ray Hahn

Catching up with Postcard History

PART TWO

Postcard History will celebrate two years of publication at the end of May. As the editor, it has been a pleasure to work with a team that strives to make postcard collecting both fun and educational.

The website statistics are encouraging

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Catching up with Postcard History PART ONE

Ray Hahn

Catching up with Postcard History

PART ONE

Postcard History will celebrate two years of publication at the end of May. As the editor, it has been a pleasure to work with a team that strives to make postcard collecting both fun and educational.

The website statistics are encouraging

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Fort Pickett

Ray Hahn

Fort Pickett

A clerk in a Fredericksburg, Virginia antique shop was counting the postcards I wanted to purchase. She stopped for a second, held up a card and said, “Fort Pickett is about a mile from where I grew-up in Blackstone, Virginia.”

When the sale was complete, no

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Reminder Postcards

Ray Hahn

Reminder Postcards

Six days each week the mail carriers of the United States Postal Service deliver thousands of postcards to us and our neighbors that convey invitations, notices, announcements, and reminders. In many ways this is nothing new. This can be said and here is proof that using

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May 2021 Postcard History Quiz #5

The May 2021
Postcard History Quiz

 Postcard History welcomes you to May. This is the fifth in the 2021 series.

If you participated in previous quizzes and youare working toward our 2021
Postcard History Know-It-All Certificate,
click here to see your current score.

Portraits in the Louvre
The deadline for

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