Thirza Pidgeon’s 1937 World Tour – 19 Oct: Vancouver, BC to Seattle, WA – 150 miles

Tuesday, 19 October 1937

Left Vancouver today arriving at Seattle just on dark – got to border, Blane [Blaine]. Had to open all luggage for States Custom, too fussy. 150 miles from Vancouver. Nice cabin, 6 miles from town. Quite a nice drive to Seattle.

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Thirza Pidgeon’s 1937 World Tour – 10 Oct: Kingsgate, BC to Wilbur, WA – 243 miles

Sunday, 10 October 1937

American border

Crossed the border at 9 – drove through the American Rockies, very good scenery. Arrived at Wilbur for the night, lots of cars, horse racing being at Wilbur for 8 days.

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Source Information:
Ancestry.com. Border Crossings: From Canada to U.S., 1895-1954 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
Original data: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, RG 85. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration.

Source Citation: National Archives and Records Administration; Washington, D.C.; Manifests of Alien Arrivals at Eastport, Idaho, 1924-1956; National Archives Microfilm Publication: A3460; Roll: 26; Record Group Title: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service; Record Group Number: 85.

Thirza Pidgeon’s 1937 World Tour – 9 Oct: Radium Hot Springs to Kingsgate, BC – 162 miles

Saturday, 9 October 1937

Left Radium Springs this morning. Dreadful roads, nice scenery all the way. Got to Kingsgate pretty late for the night.

[Kingsgate is just near the US border at Idaho.]

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