When was the U.S. post office founded?

Answer The U.S. Post Office was founded on July 26, 1775. Benjamin Franklin, who was appointed the first postmaster general by the Second Continental Congress, established the foundation for the modern po... Read More »

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Who founded"The Saturday Evening Post"?

Philadelphia printers William Coate Atkinson and Charles Alexander founded "The Saturday Evening Post" in 1821. Cyrus H.K. Curtis, who bought "The Saturday Evening Post" in 1897, told people that B... Read More »

Where was the first post office?

The first known post office in the United States was located in New York City, at the corner of William Street and Exchange Place. The post office opened Jan. 1, 1837. The citizens of New York thou... Read More »

What happens at the post office?

The post office handles a number of things. Mail is delivered and received and sorted put into post office boxes. It's prepared for shipping in a variety of ways.StampsConsumers purchase postage st... Read More »

Can I get tax forms at the post office?

The IRS sends copies of the most commonly used tax forms to post offices throughout the country. These forms include Forms 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ. If you need any of these forms, go to your local p... Read More »