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The former ranch house of humorist Will Rogers became a State Historic Park in 1944. It is located in the Santa Monica Mountains in Palisades, California. On reverse: [printed] "A 186-acre park and ranch home of the late Will Rogers, contains many trophies, curious and works of art collected by the famous cowboy actor and humorist, over period of years." [in pen] "To give you the news of the hour. I've moved back to my former place- 169 Montery Blvd., Hermosa Beach. Glad to be back. That Loma Drive was strictly for the birds. I grew to loathe it. No comparison with where I now am. Love, Austin." Postmark: August 26, 1961.