The Ellaville Post Office-Frontier Columbus on the Suwannee River
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 30° 28.112 W 083° 24.422
17R E 268912 N 3373166
Quick Description: At one time, recognized as the smallest post office by Ripley.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 8/6/2013 10:21:33 AM
Waymark Code: WMHQVX
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member paintfiction
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Long Description:
Established at Columbus, February 17, 1842, moved across the Suwannee to serve a Sawmill Complex, 1867, the 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.
Marker Number: 0

Date: 1972

County: Madison

Marker Type: Roadside

Sponsored or placed by: The Madison Garden Club in cooperation with the Madison County Historical Sociiety

Website: Not listed

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