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Fountain of Youth, Saint Petersburg, Florida

Fountain of Youth, Saint Petersburg, Florida

4/12/59 Hi Mary, Its another hot day its 83 degrees out now.  We will start home next Friday night Will get home sometime Sunday.  Love Grandma + Grandpa

4/12/59
Hi Mary, Its another hot day its 83 degrees out now. We will start home next Friday night Will get home sometime Sunday. Love Grandma + Grandpa

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Bandshell in Bayfront Park, Miami, Florida

Here is an interesting article titled “Caesar LaMonaca: A Remembrance of the Bayfront Park Band Shell Concerts, 1929-1977” about the bandshell with what looks like the photograph that this postcard is based on.

3-28-1959

3/28/1959 Hi Mary, This is where we go every Wed. + Friday night to hear good music. We are having some hot weather. We received Easter cards Will write letter later. You will be all dress up for Easter Hope it don’t rain. Love, Grandma

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3-16-1959

3/16/59 Hi Mary, Talk about warm its 81 degrees now 2:30 going to 85 before night. Theirs always a breeze that’s cool. Hope all are well. I will write a letter to Mama later. Love Grandma + Grandpa

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Front: Airplane view of business section, showing part of Lake Eola Orlando, Fla. “The City Beautiful”

3-9-1959

3/9/59 Hi Mary, We went to an Orchid Show Sunday. It was beautiful all colors you would want to see hundreds of them. We enjoyed it very much. Love Grandma + Grandpa

 

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March 6, 1959 – The Singing Tower in Lake Wales, Florida

3-6-1959

3/6/59 Hi Mary We went to this tower and Cypress gardens and to another park was gone all day Received Mothers letter Will write later. Love Grandma + Grandpa

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Postmarked 2-27-1959. Shows Sunshine Park in Orlando, Florida.

Hi Mary, We have a nice apt. not far from this nice park. The roses are in full bloom and its really warm 70 degress right now.  Wish you could be with us.  Its a very clean city.  Love Grandma Grandpa

Hi Mary, We have a nice apt. not far from this nice park. The roses are in full bloom and its really warm 70 degress right now. Wish you could be with us. Its a very clean city. Love Grandma Grandpa

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Here is the next in the series of my great-grandma Mae Johnson’s postcards to my mother from 1959.

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Postmarked 2-26-1959

2-26-1959

Hi Mary, We have a nice hotel to stay overnight. Have to get up tomorrow at 5 o’clock to get out 6:15 bus to Jacksonville. Love, Grandma

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