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Maysville in Mason County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Washington, Kentucky Post Office

 
 
Washington, Kentucky Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, September 7, 2013
1. Washington, Kentucky Post Office Marker
Inscription.  
Washington, Kentucky
First post-office for
North-West Territory.
Mail distributed to
seven states.
1789
Placed by
”Washington Study Club”

 
Erected by Washington Study Club.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1789.
 
Location. 38° 36.822′ N, 83° 48.526′ W. Marker is in Maysville, Kentucky, in Mason County. Marker is on Old Main Street (Kentucky Route 2515) south of Jail Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is a metal plaque, mounted at eye-level, directly on the subject building, just to the right of the front entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2200 Old Main Street, Washington KY 41096, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Early Stage-Mail Route (a few steps from this marker); Bayless-Forman-Taylor House (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Presbyterian Church
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Washington Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Desha (1768-1842) / Old Court-New Court Issue (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Cane Brake" Visitor's Center (about 300 feet away); Cane Brake (about 300 feet away); Harriet Beecher Stowe Slavery to Freedom Museum (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maysville.
 
Washington, Kentucky Post Office (<i>wide view; marker mounted just right of entrance</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, September 7, 2013
2. Washington, Kentucky Post Office (wide view; marker mounted just right of entrance)
Washington, Kentucky Post Office (<i>corner view</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, September 7, 2013
3. Washington, Kentucky Post Office (corner view)
Washington, Kentucky Post Office Entrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, September 7, 2013
4. Washington, Kentucky Post Office Entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 431 times since then and 159 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 22, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   2. submitted on September 23, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   3, 4. submitted on September 22, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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