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Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument San Simeon, California, on Coast Highway between Monterey and San Luis Obispo castle and grounds from chinese hill. Within the 123 acres at the crest of the Enchanted Hill nestles magnificient gardens, pools, statues, walks, and fountains. These surround la casa grande which has 38 bedrooms, 14 sitting rooms, 31 bathrooms - 100 rooms in all. The three adjacent guest houses have an additional 46 rooms.

Physical Description

One color postcard with a divided back. The postcard was published by Coulourpicture in Boston, Massachusetts and distributed by P.C. Jones in Cambria, California.

Condition

Used

Postmark Date

1960-05-03

Sender

Robert & Peggy [Carmel, California]

Recipient

Mother M. Lambin [San Diego, California]

Excerpt from Message

Dear Ma Mere & Community: We were disappointed that we didn’t get the tour of the castle this A.M. but we wouldn't see all we should on account of the rain. The trip was lovely & never saw so many wild flowers. Love, Robert & Peggy

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States–California-San Luis Obispo County-San Simeon

Publisher

Colourpicture Publishing Inc.

Publisher Series

P30359

Printer

P.C. Jones

Date Issued

1938-1969

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Digital Collection

American Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library. University of San Diego

Collection Number

Southern California-154

Date Digitized

2014-04-23

Image Format

Image/JPEG

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

P:Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\North America\Southern California-154A

Image File Size

1,881 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

San Simeon (Calif.), Hearst-San Simeon State Historical Monument (Calif.), Galleries & museums

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