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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Island Postmistresses

… established a mail route and paid the mail carrier In 1894 this old mail route was discontinued and a steamboat company contracted to bring the…

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Lincoln, Maine - Post Office

The first mail carrier went by the last name of Moor. He drowned in the Mattawamkeag River. The body was found in Babcock’s Boom in what now is…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 3 of 4

Bridle paths were the only tracks for early mail carriers through the wilderness north of Augusta. The first mail route to Strong was established in…

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Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Building Community and Commerce

… had no bridge until 1837, so at first the mail carrier had to ford the waters at the Narrows or ride Captain Thompson's ferry.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 1 of 4

… the stagecoaches replaced those equine mail carriers. As Strong grew, townspeople added churches and schools.

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Westport Island History Committee

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Brothers of the Civil War

… was a farmer and East North Yarmouth's first mail carrier at the turn of the century. His daughter Charlotte became a schoolteacher and taught for…