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Post offices and the past

And just how did Plain gets its name?

 
Series: History Files | Story 1

Last updated 12/10/2021 at 1:15pm

Courtesy Tim Raetzloff

Alpine, Wash., in 1915. The old post office has an interesting past.

Did you ever play post office? I never did, and had no idea of the rules until doing some research on local post offices. A town was measured by its post office, as much as by its school or its railroad depot.

A post office was a sign that it was...



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