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Dear Mom, Hitchhiking to NY

Here’s a postcard dated October 5th, 1959 that I sent to my mother from the road. On the front is a picture of the Pennsylvania Toll Road. On the back it says, Dear Mom, Just a line to let you know traveling is the best thing in life. Your loving son, Andy.

I sent that postcard from a rest stop near Mechanicsburg, PA. I was headed east to New York but this was as far as I got, and shortly afterwards I turned around…

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