Thursday, January 5, 2012

Garfield Monument

Garfield Memorial - Cleveland Ohio

Postmarked 5 January 1910
Cleveland, Ohio

Postcard Caption:
Garfield Monument, Cleveland, Ohio
Postcard Message:
Dear Ethel: / Rec'd your pkg ok and thank you. Hope you are planning on coming out. Isn't Howard out this way? Wallis is away this week for the Pioneer Mfg Co - down on a country trip. Very cold here, not much snow, but very icy and can use sleds - will write later. Write me - Esther / January 3/10
Lakeview Cemetery in Cleveland, Ohio, boasts the Garfield Monument. James Garfield, who hailed from Cleveland, was elected to Congress after serving in the Civil War. He was assassinated just six months after taking the office of President in 1881.

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