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Many Still Love Collecting Valentine’s Postcards

In the early 1400s, the first written valentine was given to an English maid. Today, that rare example is housed in The British Museum in London. But fast-forward to the mid-19th century, when Valentine‚Äôs Day became a commercial enterprise. The first American to mass-produce valentines was a woman named Esther Howland of Worcester, Mass. Read more…