Walter H. Page and His Christmas Letter To His Grandson

Who was Walter H. Page? Did you ever wonder who Page Avenue was named for? E.W. Grove named the street in his downtown development for the publisher, writer and ambassador to Great Britain during World War I, Walter Hines Page. Page was born at what is now Cary, NC in 1855. He was one of the … Continue reading Walter H. Page and His Christmas Letter To His Grandson

New Year’s Greetings for 2018

  In the early years of the twentieth century postcards were at their peak of popularity. Postcard publishers printed cards  for any and every occasion including Easter, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, and the New Year. John Winsch, an important postcard publisher in  Stapleton, New York (from 1907 to 1915) copyrighted this one in 1910. He … Continue reading New Year’s Greetings for 2018