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Hope in Hempstead County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Mail Pole

 
 
Mail Pole Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 6, 2020
1. Mail Pole Marker
Inscription.  The last bag of mail hung on this pole was October 14, 1967 at Ward, Arkansas. This was also the final day of operation for the Railway Post Office in the state.
 
Erected by Carroll & Marty Dunn, Little Rock, Ar.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsRailroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately 📭 series list.
 
Location. 33° 40.13′ N, 93° 35.571′ W. Marker is in Hope, Arkansas, in Hempstead County. Marker is at the intersection of West Division Street and South Main Street, on the right when traveling west on West Division Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 E Division St, Hope AR 71801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Catalpa Tree (a few steps from this marker); Merchants Of Hope (within shouting distance of this marker); President William Jefferson Clinton (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Railroad Inspection Car (about
Mail Pole image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 6, 2020
2. Mail Pole
300 feet away); "I Still Believe In A Place Called Hope" (approx. ¼ mile away); William Jefferson Clinton (approx. ¼ mile away); Boyhood Home Of Bill Clinton (approx. 0.9 miles away); Skirmishes at Prairie D'Ane (approx. 13.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hope.
 
Railroad Crossing Sign Near Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 6, 2020
3. Railroad Crossing Sign Near Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 6, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 6, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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