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Eastern Star Home 1937 Philadelphia

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Posted 04/02/2019   8:16 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add Turtle2900 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Not sure I am reading the picture correctly, but I think it says Eastern Star Home.
I zoomed in and cropped the sign.
From what I researched, if the text is accurate, it is the meeting place for the Order of the Eastern Star (related to the Masons)

And one of the members couldn't make it to the meeting so sent a postcard to Sister Mary?

Where did the word "Defender" come from below the stamp? Part of the postcard?

Anybody familiar with Philadelphia and 3333 Chestnut St? It's a parking garage now, but used to be a historic street of some sort.

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Posted 04/02/2019   8:44 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add John Becker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The "Defender" is part of the stamp box area. Here is an image borrowed and cropped from eBay:

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3333 Chestnut in Philly is now a parking garage, according to the Google earth view.
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