Thursday, April 6, 2017

Pittsboro opens post office (1962)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, May 31, 1962 - page 1, column 6:

According to a newspaper article, on Sunday, May 27, 1962, a dedication ceremony was held for the Pittsboro post office. According to an August 11, 1960 article, bids were being taken for the new post office, which was to be on the south side of US 136/Main Street, between Maple Street and Meridian Street. The postal service was said to be aiming for an "ultimate goal" of next-day delivery of mail anywhere in the country.

NOTE: The address of this post office today is 29 West Main Street.

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