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Jonesboro, Illinois 62952

Jonesboro is a city in Union County, Illinois. Jonesboro is famous for being the location of the third of the Lincoln-Douglas debates, on September 15, 1858. 14 more words


Smith's Grove, Kentucky 42171

This place has always fascinated me. Not because it is some big interesting town or a place with a neat back story. Its always fascinated me because I live in Smith, Kentucky, and this is Smith’s Grove, Kentucky. 41 more words


Say It Isn't So! Could Home Delivery of Letter Mail Soon Be History?

While the United States Postal Service does not have an official motto, many people believe that the words quoted above, and chiseled into granite over the entrance of a New York City Post Office, were created to celebrate the dedication of postal employees. 631 more words

The Ugly - Stagecoach Mary Fields

This month I will share stories on Black History Month – The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. History isn’t always pretty and sometimes we sanitize that which makes us uncomfortable. 525 more words


College Grove, Tennessee

College Grove is an unincorporated community about 25 miles to the west south west of Murfreesboro on US 31A in Williamson County, Tennessee.

Williamson County was formed in 1799 and College Grove was one of the earliest settlements in the county.  23 more words


Former USPS Worker Joins Carrier Hall Of Shame With Mail Hoard Dating Back To 2000

We’ve all had a hard time keeping up at work at some point, maybe you get overwhelmed and things just pile up. But one former U.S. 633 more words

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On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1792: US postal service created, postage 6-12 cents depending on distance.