After leaving Muscatine on Sunday, February 1, 1953, Dale wrote, “Drove to St. Paul.  Helen got my breakfast and kissed me goodbye.  Some snow on the way.  Got a room on Dayton Avenue.  Called Helen at 6 p.m.  I love her very much.”  He was homesick already.  On the map above, I-35 and I-94 did not yet exist.

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