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Tecumseh in Johnson County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Rural Free Delivery

 
 
Rural Free Delivery Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2011
1. Rural Free Delivery Marker
Inscription.

Site of the
First Rural Free Delivery
Mail Route In Nebraska
On November 7, 1896

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Postal Mail and Philately marker series.
 
Location. 40° 22.103′ N, 96° 11.588′ W. Marker is in Tecumseh, Nebraska, in Johnson County. Marker is on Broadway near 5th Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in front of the Post Office. Marker is at or near this postal address: 484 Broadway, Tecumseh NE 68450, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tecumseh (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Johnson County World War Roll of Honor (about 500 feet away); Johnson County World War II Memorial (about 700 feet away); Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (about 700 feet away); Johnson County Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away); U.S.S. Maine (about 800 feet away).
 
Also see . . .  Newspaper article on Tecumseh's RFD. (Submitted on October 12, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Rural Free Delivery Marker and Post Office image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2011
2. Rural Free Delivery Marker and Post Office
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 411 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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