Postals From Wonderland: Yellowstone Postcard Messages

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Articles and Essays  •  Postcard Messages

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A new Yellowstone National Park book by Susan and Jack Davis

This new book is based on Yellowstone Park postcard messages. There are 925 postcard messages dating from 1900 to 1981. Chapters in the book include the Roosevelt Arch, Mammoth Hot Springs, Old Faithful Geyser and Old Faithful Inn, Geysers and Hot Springs, Yellowstone Lake and Fishing, Wildlife and Bears, Stagecoaches, Autos and Buses, Camping, and Gateway Communities. The postcard messages are personal narratives and were written in the moment by tourists. They are throw backs from the past, before the Internet and social media. Sit back and enjoy the handwritten messages sent through the mail to family and friends.

After all, who doesn't like to read someone else's mail?

Stores that sell our book include:

Bozeman locations you can buy our book: MSU Bookstore, Museum of the Rockies Museum Store, Gallatin History Museum, Architect's Wife and Yellowstone Forever and Montana Gift Corral stores at the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport.

Livingston locations you can buy our book: Wheatgrass Books, Elk River Books and Sax and Fryer Co.

Big Sky locations you can buy our book: Hungry Moose Market and Deli and The Trove Gift Shop

West Yellowstone locations you can buy our book: Museum of the Yellowstone and the Book Peddler 

Yellowstone National Park: Yellowstone National Park Lodges and Yellowstone Forever Shops and Visitor Centers 

Cody locations you can buy our book: Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Helena locations you can buy our book: Montana Historical Society

Great Falls locations you can buy our book: CM Russell Museum