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Centerville in Bedford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of Cumberland Valley Post Office

1871 - 1945

 
 
Site of Cumberland Valley Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 11, 2015
1. Site of Cumberland Valley Post Office Marker
Inscription. Mail was delivered here on foot over Wills Mtn. from the B&O Railroad in Hyndman, PA. The 4 mile Mail Path was used from 1871 until 1923. Mail was also delivered 4 more miles over Evitts Mtn. to Bean's Cove. After 1923, mail arrived here via Blue and White Bus Lines from Bedford. The Post Office closed in 1945.
 
Erected by Sign Site Donated by Hazel Zembower, Sign Donated by Glentis Streett.
 
Location. 39° 49.716′ N, 78° 39.114′ W. Marker is in Centerville, Pennsylvania, in Bedford County. Marker is on Centerville Road 0.1 miles south of Nave Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bedford PA 15522, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forbes Road (approx. 2.2 miles away); Camp Mason & Dixon (approx. 7.5 miles away); Pennsylvania (approx. 7.7 miles away); Washington’s Road (approx. 7.9 miles away in Maryland); Evart's Homesite (approx. 8.3 miles away in Maryland); Life in Pleasant Valley (approx. 8.8 miles away in Maryland); The Naming of the Lake (approx. 8.9 miles away in Maryland); American Indian Rockshelter Trail (approx. 8.9 miles away in Maryland).
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Site of Cumberland Valley Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 11, 2015
2. Site of Cumberland Valley Post Office Marker
Inset photo
Site of Cumberland Valley Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 11, 2015
3. Site of Cumberland Valley Post Office Marker
Cumberland Valley Post Office Foundation Stone image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 11, 2015
4. Cumberland Valley Post Office Foundation Stone
Post Office
1871
Foundation Stone
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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