msn.com 18 Sep, 2020 06:45 am

Michigan neighbors solve mystery of a postcard delivered 100 years late

The postcard addressed to Mrs. Roy McQueen finally arrived at its destination — 100 years after it was sent. Brittany Keech of Belding, Michigan, found the card mixed in with the bills and advertisements in her mailbox on Sept. 8. "At first, I didn't think much of it, other than that it's old and interesting," Keech told The Washington Post. "But then I took a closer look." She saw that on the front, there was a Halloween illustration, featuring...

Previous Next Michigan neighbors solve mystery of a postcard delivered 100 years late The Week p The 100-year-old postcard.Roy McQueen finally arrived at its destination — 100 years after it was sent.It's still unclear why it took 100 years for the card to arrive, but a few postal workers commented on Keech's Facebook post and said it's likely the piece of paper fell and became stuck somewhere, and was found a century later when the post office was renovated."At first, I didn't think much of it, other than that it's old and interesting," Keech told The Washington Post.

Ackerman put the woman in touch with Keene, and she is "very interested in having the postcard," Keech told the Post.In the 1920 census, he found that a Roy McQueen lived at Keech's address, and McQueen was married to a Nora Murdock.

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