Where was the first post office?

Answer 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 »

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Who established the first Post Office?

The Second Continental Congress established the first Post Office on Wednesday, July 26, 1775. It gave Benjamin Franklin command of the service, which was based in Philadelphia at the time.Referenc... Read More »

When did the first post office open?

The first (and oldest) post office is the British Postal Museum, located on High Street in Sanquhar, Scotland. It is claimed that the post office has been in operation since 1712.Source:The Times o... Read More »

Who was the first post office mistress in the United States?

The first woman postmaster, also referred to as "postmistress," was Mary Katherine Goddard. She became the first woman postmaster in 1775 for the United Colonies and then the United States. Althoug... Read More »

Where can I buy stamps besides the post office?

As well as buying stamps in the traditional way from your local post office, you can purchase them from vending machines, or you can go online to the United States Postal Service website.References... Read More »