Stony Plain Station Main - T7Z 1A0
Posted by: wildwoodke
N 53° 31.590 W 114° 00.395
11U E 698410 N 5935011
Quick Description: This is the main post office for the town of Stony Plain, Alberta.
Location: Alberta, Canada
Date Posted: 1/18/2012 9:18:00 PM
Waymark Code: WMDHQX
"A series of stamps depicts milestones and postmasters in the history of the Stony Plain mail service. Far left shows John L. McDonald, first settler and postmaster, who had applied for the post office in 1892 and obtained the name “Stony Plain.” George Sutherland was first official mail carrier, riding his horse into Edmonton to collect mail."
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The mural was painted by Terry Gregoraschuk in 1991.
The post office is a modern building with stamps of personnel that were important to the development of the post office in this community.
Post Office Type: Main Branch
Historical Significance: No - Modern building
Location has a philatelic display: yes
Friendly and helpful service: yes
What brought you here?:
Waymarking some great murals in town...one of which is on the side of this post office.
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