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Woodbridge in Middlesex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

United States Post Office

Woodbridge, New Jersey 07095

 
 
United States Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, October 20, 2018
1. United States Post Office Marker
The marker is somewhat worse for wear.
Inscription.  United States Post Office
Woodbridge, New Jersey 07095

On November 15, 1969, after probably many more than seven documented relocations, the Post Office was relocated at the present site at 60 Main Street, with 9,650 sq. ft. enlarged space.

On July 1, 1976, motorized carrier service replaced the original delivery service inaugurated in 1920. Between 1920 and 1978 Woodbridge mail volume increased from 120,000 pieces to 14 million pieces annually.

The history of the Woodbridge Post Office includes several Main Street sites. From the late 1860’s until the early 1900’s the Post Office was at Brown’s Drug Store, which was located between School Street and Amboy Avenue. Later in 1912, it was moved again to 54 Main Street. On November 1, 1951, the Post Office was relocated to a new facility, 399 Pearl Street to better service the increased window service operation.
 
Erected 1978 by the United States Post Office.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications. In addition, it is included
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in the Postal Mail and Philately series list. A significant historical date for this entry is November 15, 1969.
 
Location. 40° 33.278′ N, 74° 16.717′ W. Marker is in Woodbridge, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 60 Main Street, Woodbridge NJ 07095, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Woodbridge United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Great Woodbridge Train Wreck of 1951 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); J J Bitting Coal and Feed Depot (about 400 feet away); School Number 1 (about 600 feet away); Woodbridge Township (about 600 feet away); Woodbridge Police Memorial (about 700 feet away); Woodbridge Police Department (about 700 feet away); Woodbridge Township Municipal Building (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodbridge.
 
United States Post Office, Woodbridge NY, 07095 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, October 20, 2018
2. United States Post Office, Woodbridge NY, 07095
The top of the marker is just visible above the brick structure.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 25, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 130 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 25, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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