Historical Marker Series

Postal Mail and Philately

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Abundant water and fertile land in this area south of the Tennessee River attracted pioneer settlement in the early 1800s. The community established here by three Virginia-born brothers, Hopkins, John, and Theophilus Lacy, took on their name and became the …
335 North Garden AvenueBuilt in 1905This is perhaps the oldest building still standing in Sierra Vista. Mr. John Reilly homesteaded the property and received the patent for the land in March of 1911. John Reilly and his wife Ellen sold the property to Marg…
A house built for Emsley Lott about 1770, later Lott's Tavern and still later Lott's Post Office, stood here until it was demolished in 1918. Lott soon enlarged his one-room log house to become a tavern on the Columbia road. In 1839 his son John built a fro…
General Post Officehas been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935. This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the United States.U.S. De…
Government regulations required Railway Post Office cars in 1910. The RF&P owned five. American Car & Foundry built this one in 1916. Some of the first steel cars were postal cars. They were important revenue sources for the railroad. The elimination of the…
John Steele, one of the original L. D. S. missionaries, secured a mail grant for the Las Vegas Mission. The documents to establish the Post Office, and, appointing William Bringhurst Postmaster, were brought from Salt Lake City by Benjamin H Hulse, January …
This building has been placed onThe National Register ofHistoric PlacesBy the United States Department of the Interior.U.S. Post OfficeBuilt 1935 A monument to massive federal building programs during the 1930's, construction of the post office represents t…
The Old BrickPost OfficeHas been placed on theNational Registerof Historic PlacesBy the United StatesDepartment of the Interior
Site of post office & store established about 1820 by Lemuel Eaton and run for years. He brought the mail each Saturday on horseback from Amsterdam.
1903Porter Bldg.Wm. Weeks, ArchitectDesigned for Warren PorterHoused the Post Office until 1913
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