Tag Archives: reenacting

Troops moving on toward Vista

Dear Mother and Father, I write to allay your fears and to assure you that Caroline and I, Melody and her father, Mrs Marshall and her family, all are safe and the armies have moved on from Prado Park. The … Continue reading

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Troops Seen Massing at Prado Regional Park

My Dearest Husband, Time draws onward and I find myself missing you terribly. I do hope you are keeping well out in the elements with the Army and that my last letter arrived with the blanket intact. Spring is starting … Continue reading

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Poppets for all

My Dear Miss Steiner, I am aggrieved that I did not see you during our visit to Calico this Saturday past. Although the weather was cold and wet, we endeavored to enjoy our visit none the less. The young folks … Continue reading

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An invitation from Mrs Lane

My Dearest Friends, I once again write to invite you to visit us in our fair town of Calico. We should dearly enjoy a visit November 27 to 29 for our Harvest Festival. The stage is running on all days … Continue reading

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Return Visit to Calico

Dear Sister, I’ve just received a letter from Lucy Lane, thanking us for our visit last month and inviting us out to celebrate the Harvest with her and her family and friends at Calico, CA. Assuming we can get tickets … Continue reading

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News from near and far

My Dearest Sister Elizabeth, We are safely back from our trip to Calico, California. We were most fortunate to have the Butterfield Overland Mail stage take us the entire way. Our darling niece Melody is a good traveler. At the … Continue reading

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A note from home

Dear cousin, Mattie, I was most delighted by the newspaper clipping sent to me by my brother, which discussed a most fascinating event, called Marching Thru History. Count me surprised to have heard you were in attendance with cousin Caroline … Continue reading

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