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  • Subject contains "Postal service"

Description: "The Wakefield Post Office has been a central part of the community for nearly 200 years, operating in a number of locations until its permanent home was dedicated in 1937. The first mail was brought…[More]

Date: 1931
Description: "Before the town's first post office opened in 1812 on Main Street, private citizens returning from the Charlestown Toll House delivered mail to a central location. In 1854, Postman Samuel Kingman…

Date: 04-01-1924
Description: "After more than 20 years in the Richardson Building on Main Street, the Post Office moved to a new home at 9 Albion Street, between the Kingman and Caldwell Buildings, in 1924. When the Post Office…[More]

Date: 1894
Description: "The Post Office was among the many public and private buildings and homes which were decorated for the Town's 250th anniversary celebration in 1894. The building was draped in the national colors,…[More]

Date: 1892
Description: "The first 'regular' post office in Wakefield was established in 1812 in a small building on Main Street. John Rayner served as the town's first Postmaster. In 1852, or soon after his appointment,…

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 04-24-2008
Description: Photos show the U. S. Post Office located at 321 Main Street on the west side of the street at the corner of Yale Avenue. Wakefield's post office was located in several places in town before this…[More]

Description: Postcard shows a view of the 1860 Richardson Block on the northwest corner of Main Street and Richardson Avenue. The Wakefield Post Office was located in the building from 1901 until 1924, when it…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Creator: Dupon, Annette.
Date: 2011
Description: Historical image of Wakefield Post Office (Richardson Building) from the early 1900's mashed up with photo by Annette Dupon of Wakefield Post office back room, 2011.

Date: ca. 1915
Description: Postcard shows a view of the 1860 Richardson Block on the northwest corner of Main Street and Richardson Avenue. The Wakefield Post Office was located in the building from 1901 until 1924, when it…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Published for Edward Wells Dumont NJ

Description: Note on face of postcard reads "Published by M.F. Charles"

Description: United States Post Office, 151 Rantoul Street. The building was designed by James Knox Taylor.

Description: Odd Fellows' Building, 188 Cabot Street