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Sarasota in Sarasota County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Sarasota's First Post Office

 
 
Sarasota's First Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, October 29, 2019
1. Sarasota's First Post Office Marker
Inscription.  Near this spot was Sarasota's First Post Office established in the home and store of Charles E. Abbe, appointed postmaster August 16, 1878
 
Erected 1968 by The Col. Jeremiah Early Jr. Chapter, Daughters of the American Colonists.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is August 16, 1878.
 
Location. 27° 18.687′ N, 82° 32.038′ W. Marker is in Sarasota, Florida, in Sarasota County. Marker is at the intersection of McClellan Parkway and South Osprey Avenue, on the left when traveling north on McClellan Parkway. Marker is in front of the entrance pillars to McClellan Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sarasota FL 34239, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. De Sota Park / Logan and Currin, Inc. (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named De Sota Park / Logan and Currin, Inc. (approx. ¼ mile away); The Wallendas (approx. half a mile away); San Remo Estates (approx. 0.7 miles away);
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Avondale (approx. 0.8 miles away); In Loving Memory of of Sue Anna Kauffman (approx. 1.1 miles away); Mr. Grover Yancy (approx. 1.1 miles away); Selby House (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sarasota.
 
Sarasota's First Post Office Marker and Entrance Pillar image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, October 29, 2019
2. Sarasota's First Post Office Marker and Entrance Pillar
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 8, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 289 times since then and 89 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 8, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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