Park View Postal History

The announcement yesterday that the USPS is considering closing the post office located on Georgia Avenue and Morton Street brought to mind an image of when Park View was starting out fresh and establishing services, like the post office. With village postal delivery beginning in 1912, Park View was somewhat progressive in getting an established station by 1918.

The images below are of that early station which was located in the Park View elementary school. That post office was officially dedicated on July4, 1918.Park View Post office
Park View post office interior

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2 Comments on “Park View Postal History”


  1. […] 1918, the school had both a community store and a post office on the lower level. By 1920, the building also contained a notary office and library in addition to […]


  2. […] post office opened in the basement of the Park View School on July 4, 1918. I’ve posted images of the inside of the post office before, but this is the first action shot I’ve found of activity on the outside of the […]


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