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Near Mossbank in Rural Municipality of Lake Johnston No. 102, Saskatchewan — The Prairie Region (North America)
 

Mossbank Pioneer Post Office

 
 
Mossbank Pioneer Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 19, 2022
1. Mossbank Pioneer Post Office Marker
Inscription.  
Mossbank Pioneer Post Office
NW ¼ 12-11-30 W2M

Beginning in September 1909, this site was the location of the Mossbank Post Office. The Post Office was housed in the pioneer home of Robert & Louise Jolly. “Bob” Jolly served as Post Master, delivering and collecting mail by horse & buggy, to and from Moose Jaw. In April 1913, the Post Office was moved to the hamlet of Mossbank, four miles to the north-east.

Erected 1995 by the Mossbank Pioneer Post Office Committee

In memory of our Pioneers

“Gathering, preserving and sharing the history and folklore of Sastchewan”
 
Erected 1995 by Saskatchewan History & Folklore Society Inc., Mossbank Pioneer Post Office Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1909.
 
Location. 49° 53.723′ N, 105° 59.201′ W. Marker is near Mossbank, Saskatchewan, in Rural Municipality of Lake Johnston No. 102. Marker is at the
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intersection of Snow Bird Highway (National Highway 2) and un-named, un-numbered, on the right when traveling south on Snow Bird Highway. Marker is in the tree line of a small lot 5.5 km S of Mossbank at un-named/un-numbered cross road, near railroad crossing, 2.7 km SE of intersection of Rt 2 and Rt 718 Survey info from text of marker NW ¼ 12-11-30 W2M. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mossbank SK S0H 3G0, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 10 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ambroz Blacksmith Shop & Residence (approx. 5.3 kilometers away); Frank Ambroz (approx. 5.4 kilometers away); Ettington (approx. 7.8 kilometers away); Mossbank Gunnery School (approx. 8.3 kilometers away).
 
Mossbank Pioneer Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 19, 2022
2. Mossbank Pioneer Post Office Marker
Mossbank Pioneer Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 19, 2022
3. Mossbank Pioneer Post Office Marker
marker is in the tree line, NE of the cross roads
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 26, 2022, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 26, 2022, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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