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Fremont in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Site of First Post Office

 
 
Site of First Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 15, 2013
1. Site of First Post Office Marker
Inscription.  
Site of the First Post Office
In Niles
Established 1873
William Synder
Postmaster
Annual Salary $12.00

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1873.
 
Location. 37° 34.563′ N, 121° 58.528′ W. Marker is in Fremont, California, in Alameda County. Marker is on Niles Boulevard, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 37819 Niles Boulevard, Fremont CA 94536, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); “The Bankers Building” (about 700 feet away); Vallejo Flour Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Essanay Studio Site (approx. ¼ mile away); Essanay Film Studio (approx. 0.3 miles away); Paths Through a Varied Landscape (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Shinn Family Nursery and Ranch
Site of First Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 15, 2013
2. Site of First Post Office Marker
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); Pioneer Schoolhouse & Chapel (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fremont.
 
Site of First Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 15, 2013
3. Site of First Post Office Marker
"Historic Niles, Est. 1869" in the sidewalk image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 15, 2013
4. "Historic Niles, Est. 1869" in the sidewalk
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 17, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 716 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 17, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 1, 2022