Vacation Postcards: Crystal Lake, Newton

MissPres is on vacation this week, but we’re sending postcards back from Mississippi’s past.

March 7, 1955: “We are having nice weather. No snow here now. Grandma”



Categories: Newton

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  1. Isn’t this acually Crystal Lake in Newton, Mass. and not Newton, Miss.?

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  2. Being a native of Newton County, I am pretty sure that there is no Crystal Lake in Newton.

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  3. It says “Mass.” right there on top of the card.

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  4. Newton is a very posh suburb of Boston, with lots of beautiful homes. This bath house still stands at the south end of Crystal Lake. Many years ago I used to eat breakfast at “The Knotty Pine” just north of here every time I left Boston on the Mass Pike.

    http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&q=newton+mass&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hq=&hnear=0x89e38209840725a5:0x5592087b9b70af7e,Newton,+MA&gl=us&ei=njTpTfSxA8K4twe8uMimAQ&sa=X&oi=geocode_result&ct=image&resnum=1&ved=0CCYQ8gEwAA

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  5. Or maybe Malvaney blew it?

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  6. I was on vacation, that’s my excuse.

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