Worcester

Whitney Valentines
A collection of Whitney Valentines at the Worcester Historical Museum.
THE CURIOSITY DESK

Greeting card manufacturer Hallmark estimates some 140 million Valentine’s Day cards will be exchanged this year. And that doesn’t even include the ones kids are handing out in schools all across the country. Decades before Hallmark, one Massachusetts city played a crucial role in the rise of this enduring Valentine’s Day tradition.
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