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Madison in Madison County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Ellaville Post Office

Frontier Columbus on the Suwannee River

 
 
The Ellaville Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, July 31, 2013
1. The Ellaville Post Office Marker
Inscription. Established at Columbus, February 17, 1842, moved across the Suwannee to serve a Sawmill Complex, 1867, the office became Ellaville, 1872. Some postmasters were George F. Drew, 1867-1883, Robert L. Millinor, 1893-1912, Frederick Stroud, 1914-1922, Mrs. Pearl E. Noegel, the last, 1929-1942. Cited by Ripley as The Smallest Post Office in the World, and invested with the colorful romance of the Suwannee Valley, the building was presented to The Madison Garden Club by Mr. and Mrs. Van H. Priest.
 
Erected 1972 by The Madison Garden Club in cooperation with the Madison County Historical Sociiety.
 
Location. 30° 28.112′ N, 83° 24.422′ W. Marker is in Madison, Florida, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Lakeshore Drive and Priest Street, on the right when traveling west on Lakeshore Drive. Touch for map. The building is located on the grounds of the Madison Woman's Club. Marker is at or near this postal address: 420 Lakeshore Drive, Madison FL 32340, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dial-Goza House (approx. 0.4 miles away); W.T. Davis Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Mary's Episcopal Church (approx.
The Ellaville Post Office image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, July 31, 2013
2. The Ellaville Post Office
0.4 miles away); The Wardlaw-Smith House (approx. half a mile away); Wardlaw-Smith-Goza Conference Center (approx. half a mile away); Pioneer Hickstown Baptist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Baptist Church 1898 Sanctuary (approx. 0.6 miles away); Steam Engine of the Florida Manufacturing Company (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 13, 2013, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 322 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 13, 2013, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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