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Letterboxing: Unearthing an Old Family Tradition

Families in search of hidden treasure bridge generations

Although they are not wearing eye patches or brandishing swords, many American families are searching for hidden treasure.

 

See also:  Author’s odyssey through her family’s belongings.


The items are stowed in waterproof containers called letterboxes and hidden all over the country. Nancy Greenleese reports on a pastime that bridges generations.

 

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