Grimshaw, Alberta T0H 1W0
Posted by: wildwoodke
N 56° 11.406 W 117° 36.421
11V E 462327 N 6227403
Quick Description: This is a relatively large rural post office for the town of Grimshaw, Alberta.
Location: Alberta, Canada
Date Posted: 11/10/2011 9:30:39 PM
Waymark Code: WMD2RD
"Grimshaw was named after Dr. M.E. Grimshaw , a native of Kingston Ontario, who established a medical practice in the Village of Peace River Crossing in 1914. He served on the village council for many years holding offices of reeve, village commissioner and later the position of mayor. Grimshaw's location was chosen by the Central Canada Railway in 1917 and was surveyed by Alfred Driscoll in September 1921. When the site was first surveyed it was commonly known as "the stop" by many railway crews. On February 18, 1930 the hamlet was established as the "Village of Grimshaw" and became the town on February 2, 1953."
See: (visit link
Post Office Type: Rural
Historical Significance: No - Modern building
Location has a philatelic display: yes
Friendly and helpful service: yes
What brought you here?:
Passing through for work
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