Post Office Boxes, Islesboro, ca. 1890

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Post Office Boxes, Islesboro, ca. 1890
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Description

These post office boxes were used in the Islesboro Post Office, housed in the F.S. Pendleton Store ca. 1890-1920, which was located in Guinea, mid-island. The Islesboro Post Office moved to a separate building in 1923.

The Islesborough (spelling changed in 1890) Post Office was established in 1889 and was one of four post offices on Islesboro. In 1966, all the post offices were consolidated into one location and the island used one postal name, Islesboro.

Inscription above window "U.S. Post Office Made By Postmasters Supply Co. Indianapolis, Ind. Kansas City, Mo."

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About This Item

  • Title: Post Office Boxes, Islesboro, ca. 1890
  • Creator: Postmasters Supply Company
  • Creation Date: circa 1890
  • Subject Date: circa 1890
  • Local Name: Guinea
  • Town: Islesboro
  • County: Waldo
  • State: ME
  • Media: Wood, glass, metal
  • Dimensions: 122 cm x 223 cm
  • Local Code: 1111.475
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Islesboro Historical Society
PO Box 301, 388 Main Road, Islesboro, ME 04848
(207) 734-6733

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