Here’s another postcard from Grandma & Grandpa’s trip to see Aunt Elizabeth and Uncle Justin. The postcard was sent in by Anne Miller.
Mr. + Mrs. Erhardt Sommerer
Washington, DC, Aug 7, 1960, 9:30PM
Dear all. We got to DC Friday at 3:30 Visited with Sis stayed a night at Vernon’s. One night at Marj + Eds. 2 nights at motel and Today we were at Mt. Vernon. This is a really nice place to see just like he had it when he lived here. I mean Washington. The crops are wonderful through Illinois + Indiana nothing but corn, beans, alfalfa + clover on either side the highway as far as your eyes could see most places. Well Elizabeth has sweet corn + all trimmings ready for supper. I hope you are all fine as this leaves us. Mom
Here’s a postcard from Uncle Vernon. It was sent in by Anne Miller.
Mr + Mrs A. M. Sommerer, Henley, MO
Hot Sulphur Springs, COLO Aug 2?, 1965 ?AM
Dear Folks; Having a good time. We spent about 3 hours with Mahlons Sat. Sunday we went to church in Salina K. + then on to Bolder C. that eve. We called some relatives of Florences at Bolder + they took us up on top of Flagstaff Mt. which is at Bolder then we had a late eve. snack at their house + they took us back to Holiday inn. today we came over trail Ridge road + now we are at sulphur springs C. tomorrow we hope to make it to Jackson Wyoming. this was a beautiful drive today we had a sleet storm on top of mt. + was it cold + windy I had on 2 coats + 2 pair of trousers Love Vernon
Here’s another postcard sent in by Anne Miller. This one if from Grandma…
Naomi Cleo & Julie Sommerer
Washington, DC Aug 7, 1960, 10:30PM
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Dear all. We spent this Sat PM out here and I sure wish you could all see this place. Elizabeth is figuring on Cleo + Julie for Christmas, she has her tree already picked out across the street. ha ha. We got here Friday at 3:30. Had a nice trip + enjoyed every minute of it. It rained a lot here + stormed last night. Be sure + write even if about nothing else but the weather (like Betty) Have you seen Lloyd Nothing you say except sickness or death will make me come sooner than I intend to. ha Hope you are all OK. Write air mail Mom