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South Windsor in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Post Office & Store

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, February 5, 2018
1. Post Office & Store Marker
Inscription.
Post Office & Store
From this building dry goods and groceries were offered to the public for over 200 years. The Store, operated in 1727 by Nathan Day, was discontinued in 1962. One of the oldest, this Post Office, the only one known to be in an Historic Distict, received the first Government post rider in 1783.
 
Location. 41° 51.508′ N, 72° 36.25′ W. Marker is in South Windsor, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Sullivan Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1865 Main Street, South Windsor CT 06074, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. South Windsor (a few steps from this marker); Bissell Ferry (within shouting distance of this marker); Timothy Edwards (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Bissell Ferry (approx. mile away); Jonathan Edwards (approx. mile away); Old Burying Ground (approx. mile away); Birthplace of Jonathan Edwards (approx. one mile away); Bissell's Ferry (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in South Windsor.
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & Commerce
 
Post Office & Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 5, 2018
2. Post Office & Store Marker
Post Office & Store image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 5, 2018
3. Post Office & Store
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 11, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 11, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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