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Westminster in Carroll County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The First Complete County Rural Free Delivery Service

 
 
The First Complete County Rural Free Delivery Service Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
1. The First Complete County Rural Free Delivery Service Marker
Inscription. In the United States was inaugurated by the post office department on December 20, 1899 covering the whole of Carroll County and small parts of adjacent counties with Westminster as the central distributing point.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Postal Mail and Philately marker series.
 
Location. 39° 34.411′ N, 76° 59.64′ W. Marker is in Westminster, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Maryland Route 32) and Longwell Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Westminster MD 21157, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Neal Home (within shouting distance of this marker); The Opera House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mayor Joseph L. Mathias (approx. 0.2 miles away); Westminster Depot (approx. 0.2 miles away); Divided Loyalties (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Final Tribute (approx. 0.3 miles away); Army of the Potomac (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Divided Loyalties (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westminster.
 
Related markers.
United States Post Office, Westminster, MD image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
2. United States Post Office, Westminster, MD
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Rural Free Delivery Markers.
 
Additional keywords. RFD - Rural Free Delivery
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,573 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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