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Next Meeting Is Monday, March 2nd








Real Photo Postcard Taken By H.M. Beach

Real Photo Postcards Of H.M. Beach

Join us on Monday, March 2nd for a presentation about the real photo postcards of H.M. Beach presented by Phil Beiderbecke. Beach produced a number of postcards in Upstate New York in the early 1900s. These postcards are highly sought after by collectors.

The meeting is at Legacy Senior Living at Willow Pond in Penfield. Meeting begins at 7:00 PM. Bring a friend.


Postcard Show & Sale Sunday, October 19











Don’t miss our annual Postcard Show and Sale this month. Sunday, October 19, 2014 from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Admission is FREE for all club members and just $3.00 for non-members. Lunch will be available on site.

This year’s show will be at the Magee Fire Department which is just off Exit 41 of the NYS Thruway. Turn right onto Route 414 and then left at the light onto Route 318. Look for the Magee Fire Department.



Join Us For The First Meeting Of The New Season – September 8, 2014

Don’t miss the first meeting of the new season. The meeting is September 8, 2014.

Eric Norden presents part two of his Interurban Trolleys of the Rochester Area presentation. Part one was excellent so we know you’ll enjoy part two.

The general meeting begins at 7:00 PM and the business meeting begins at 7:10 sharp and will be followed by the presentation. All presentations will be limited to 45 minutes maximum. There is always time for networking and selling postcards following the presentation.

Meetings are at Legacy Senior Living at Willow Pond in Penfield.


Annual Club Picnic Is Saturday, May 3, 2014








The annual picnic is set for 11:30 AM on Saturday, May 3. It will be held at the home of Jeff Vincent and Deb Bower located at 139 Glen Road, Rochester, NY 14610. This is in the area known as the Corbett’s Glen Nature Park, which is located off Route 441.

Directions: Take 490 to the 441 exit and go East on 441 toward Penfield. Glen Road is on the left at the first light after the 490 exit.  Turn left on Glen road and then keep left at the Y. Follow the road over the wooden bridge and through the tunnel. After you go through the tunnel you will see Jeff’s house. It is yellow. Jeff’s phone number is 585-385-1777.

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The topic for discussion will be how and why each of us became interested in postcard collecting.

Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, condiments, paper plates, cups and utensils will be provided by the club. Members are asked to bring sides, salads or desserts.


April Meeting To Feature Presentation On Brig Niagara

Join us on Monday, April 7 at 7:00 PM for our April meeting. Francine Glassic will give a presentation on Brig Niagara and the Battle of Lake Erie.


March Meeting To Be Held March 3rd – Member’s Night

The March meeting will be held on March 3rd at 7:00 PM at Legacy at Willow Pond in Penfield. The topic of this meeting is Member’s Night. We ask everyone to bring on or two of their favorite postcards to share with the group.

Legacy is located at 40 Willow Pond Way, which runs off Route 441 in Penfield, just west of the Penfield Wegmans on Route 441. View Map.


February Meeting Has Been Cancelled

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the program originally scheduled for February 3rd has been rescheduled for April 7th. There will not be a meeting on February 3rd.

March 3, 2014 – Member’s Night – Bring one of your favorite postcards to share with everyone.

April 7, 2014 – Brig Niagara and the Battle of Lake Erie – a presentation by Francine Glassic

May (Date TBA) – Annual Picnic


A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words And Can Shed Some Light On History, Too.


They say a picture is worth a thousand words.

In the case of a postcard, a picture can shed some light on the history of a community as it shows important landmarks, generally in their heyday.

Recently, the Paris-Henry County Heritage Center was given a gift of various bits of Henry County history captured in the form of about 150 postcards. These cards, picturing local landmarks from both past and present, date from the late 19th century into the mid-20th century.

Ridley Wills II and his wife, Irene, visited the Heritage Center last week from their home in read more


Stamp Show Sunday July 28

Don’t miss the stamp show in Rochester from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM on Sunday, July 28 at the Eagle’s Club located at 1200 Buffalo Rd. Free admission. Show will have covers and some postcards in addition to stamps.


Postcards Of Wayne County To Be Topic Of Presentation At The April 8 Meeting

Postcard of the train station in Sodus in 1910.









Mark your calendar now for the April meeting. John and Mary Agusta Boogard will be doing a presentation about Postcards of Wayne County. We will be using the club’s brand new opaque projector. 7:00 PM at Legacy Senior Living on Willow Pond Way in Penfield. Second floor community room.