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Letters from Long Beach

Recently I picked up a few envelopes that were relevant to Long Beach. I was in Victoria and, by chance, saw a small notice for a stamp show. 417 more words

Long Beach

A few Kentucky post offices

This is the former Thornton Post Office, near Sergent (pronounced just as it’s spelled), off Highway 1862

This is the new Mayking-Millstone-Thornton Post Office, in Mayking:

Photography By Bob Lawrence

Rural Isolation

“The post office is her Twitter.”

I’ve lived in a rural area all my life but as I’m not far from the city I never felt the full effect of rural isolation. 711 more words

For Sale: Gulfport Historic Post Office

Back on June 15, 2011, Malvaney noted that the days of the impressive and historic Gulfport Post Office were numbered.  You heard that right: in 2011/2012, 43 historic post offices were sold or put on the market, including this beauty in Gulfport, Mississippi.  767 more words

Historic Preservation

The Ruins of Diana Mills

 Buckingham County Post Office Map, 1916

Several Slate River Ramblings readers inquired about the location of Diana Mills. The post office map above, created in 1916, includes Diana Mills. 53 more words

Buckingham County

Diana Mills

Ruins at Diana Mills, Photo by Jeremy Winfrey

Mills in Buckingham County typically carried the name of the landowner or their locale.

Chambers Mills.   Baber’s Mill.   182 more words

Buckingham County

I'll send all my loving to you;

Just kidding though, because I suck at mail.

So today, I set off to the closest post office to mail a package home. An impressive feat at it was, considering I went for a run earlier and unknowingly chose a route that was seriously hill after hill and then, some more hills. 922 more words