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Buckingham County: Carrying the Mail

 

Well Water Post Office, Photo by Jeremy Winfrey

In early 1875, bids were offered to carry the mail from New Canton to Well Water, delivering it twice per week to the local post offices in northeastern Buckingham County. 156 more words

Buckingham County

Buckingham Houses: Rose Hill

 Rose Hill, circa late 1940s

Photo by Kenneth Madison McDonald, Courtesy Rosemary Holdredge

According to a family history written by Alberta Anderson Caldwell:

Sometime in the late Fall of 1862 or early Spring of 1863 Richard Malone and his wife Mary Ann Peterson Malone sold their property on Church Hill in Richmond, Virginia and moved to Buckingham County about five miles west of the Courthouse where they bought a thousand acres and name it “Rose Hill.” 179 more words

Buckingham County

Post Office memorial shrine time capsule opened to the public

From the Curator of Museum Services at the University of Dundee :

 

This Thursday the Great War Dundee partnership will be giving the public the first chance to explore the contents of a unique WW1 time capsule. 355 more words

University Of Dundee

News Ireland daily BLOG Tuesday

Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Repaying most of Ireland’s IMF debt early will save the State €2.1bn Euros interest

   

Finance Minister Michael Noonan has previously said the deal would save taxpayers about €1.5bn over a five to seven year period. 2,561 more words

USPS Seems Intent on Killing Itself, Slighting Minorities

The U.S. Postal Service seems hell-bent on degrading and destroying itself as it paves the way for what some hope will become its eventual privatization. 377 more words

U.S. Postal Service

Settling in Swamp Country

The original Sligo post office (#2 on the map) in the hill country though which travellers going north passed into the wilderness above Brampton, was built by Irishman Isaac Hunter in 1853 and by 1857 the area had a population of around fifty souls. 156 more words

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