Aeroplane View of Borden-Wheeler Springs Hotel and Summer Cottage Colony, Borden Springs, Ala

Courtesy of Alabama Department of Archives and History One of the most elaborate of the old Alabama hotels was Borden-Wheeler Springs, built high in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains near the community of Fruithurst. Shortly before 1900, 12 Georgia businessmen bought land and built a two-story hotel in Cleburne County. The hotel had 100 rooms built in…

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Happy Easter

Happy Easter from the Alder Grove! I thought I would share one of my postcards from my collection. This one is postmarked 1915. Ellen Clapsaddle, born in 1865, was an American illustrator who was born in Herkimer County, New York.

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Happy New Year 2017

Happy New Year! 100 years ago someone sent this postcard to a friend or family member. So in turn I am bringing life back into this postcard by sharing it again, 100 years later. Best wishes to you and your family for a wonderful New Year!

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year From the Alder Grove! The photo above is one from my collection of vintage and Victorian postcards.  This one was created by Ellen Clapsaddle.  The postmark is January 1, 1910.  

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Merry Christmas

                                                Merry Christmas from the Alder Grove! I thought I would share one of my postcards from my collection. Ellen Clapsaddle, born in 1865, was an American illustrator who was born in Herkimer County, New York.

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all who visits my blog.  I thought I would share a postcard from my collection!  Best Wishes to all and to all the great posts we will share with each other during 2013! ~~Pam

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