Friday, July 24, 2009

Harry Buzzell's Postcards: East Cemetery, South Mancester, Conn.

Address: Mr. Harry Buzzell
32 Holyoke St
Springfield,
Mass.
Postmark: South Manchester, Conn. Dec. 30, 1914

Dear Cousin,
Glad to hear from you and to know you got home safe. Sending you this tie in return for your kindness to me. Wishing you a Happy and prosperous New Year. From your loving cousin-come and see us soon again. Mabel

Harry was 21 years old in the fall of 1914 when he left his northern Maine home to work in Springfield, MA. He likely worked in a wholesale warehouse. He spent the Christmas holiday in South Manchester, Conn. with his father's brother Fred and his wife and their six daughters, including Mabel who was 2 years older than Harry.

Ivy covered Monument in East Cemetery, South Manchester, Conn.