Sunday, February 28, 2010

To Petra in Germany


From the back of the postcard:

Ka-we-teh-ke-shig (Chippewa)

Born in 1784and spent 138 yeas living in MINNESOTA'S CHIPPEWA NATIONAL FOREST. Died at the age of 138, and he is buried in the same forest in which he lived. This picture shows him at 127 years old, and at that time he was claimed to be the oldest living American.

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