Letter Carrier Delivering Mail
Description: In this image an unidentified city letter carrier delivers mail to a woman along his route. Creator/Photographer: Unidentified photographer Medium: Black and white photographic print Culture: American Geography: USA Date: 1908 Collection: U.S. Postal Employees Persistent URL: arago.si.edu/index.asp?con=2&cmd=1&id=194286 Repository: National Postal Museum Accession number: A.2006-34
Port Gamble, Washington
Community Hall and Post Office (1906) Port Gamble was founded in 1853 as a lumber town. It's sawmill was in continuous operation until 1995. It was also a company town built by New Englanders. Today, the stately homes and scenic setting make Port Gamble feel more like a New England town than one in the Pacific Northwest.
Made by Hand! New Route Opens on Mailbox Peak
On National Public Lands Day, the ribbon will be cut on a trail to the summit of one of Puget Sound's most popular destinations. A new trail was scoped and built to the summit of the popular Mailbox Peak. WTA helped build a new trail that offers a 5.25-mile alternate route that safely and sustainably transports hikers up the mountain. It even offers some of the steepness of the original route, without the treacherous descent.
Memories of Jerome, Iowa - Part II - Postmasters
Horace W. Lyon was appointed the first postmaster in 1856. Henry Wilson followed him in 1857 and continued to handle the mail until November of 1878. During the Civil War, the post office was in his home, now where Carl Hamm lives. Older people have told that Wilson kept the mail in a bureau drawer; that patrons came early in the morning, read aloud whatever they received so that all could hear the news, and frequently stayed for dinner in the Wilson home. The mail came by coach from…
Who done it?
Mar. 28 - Apr. 10, 2013 Dead Horse Ranch State Park - Cottonwood, AZ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ PETS: What a mess! This is what we came home to after visiting with fellow bloggers David & Suzi of Beluga's Excellent Adventure. So? Who done it? Was it the butler? the maid? Maybe a bear? More likely one of the resident dogs left behind while we went visiting. Well? Which one? The calm, well behaved 9 yr old or the wack-a-doo, goof ball 2 yr. old? Well since we've been crating the 2 yr. old for…