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Westminster in Carroll County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The First Complete County Rural Free Delivery Service

 
 
The First Complete County Rural Free Delivery Service Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
1. The First Complete County Rural Free Delivery Service Marker
Inscription.  In the United States was inaugurated by the post office department on December 20, 1899 covering the whole of Carroll County and small parts of adjacent counties with Westminster as the central distributing point.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkCommunicationsNotable Events. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately series list. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1827.
 
Location. 39° 34.411′ N, 76° 59.64′ W. Marker is in Westminster, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Maryland Route 32) and Longwell Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Westminster MD 21157, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Neal Home (within shouting distance of this marker); History Is Also Now (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Opera House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mayor Joseph L. Mathias
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Pvt. Jerome L. Day (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carroll County Korean War Casualties (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vietnam (approx. 0.2 miles away); World Wars I & II Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westminster.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Rural Free Delivery Markers.
 
Additional keywords. RFD - Rural Free Delivery
 
United States Post Office, Westminster, MD image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
2. United States Post Office, Westminster, MD
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,794 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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