The Good Old Days
How delightful it must have been to stroll the promenade in front of the massive Cushing House Hotel on Salisbury Beach showing off your latest fine summer attire.
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There is now a replica of the old bandstand on the center promenade.
I found it interesting that the flags in the photo had to be painted in as the camera's shutter speed must have been to slow for the photo.
Salisbury Beach has always been a destination resort respite for the mill towns upstream on the Merrimack River. This card was sent up river to Methuen one of the mill towns about twenty miles from this location.
The author speaks of "doing her best" for the recipient, at her "new work."
Put on your thinking caps for a final mystery. Why is the message scrawled on the front "come back soon," and dated December 5, 1906, during the winter?