By using this site, you agree to its use of cookies as provided in our policy.

Canada Post - 2000 Canadian Edition - Armstrong, British Columbia
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters
N 50° 26.881 W 119° 11.703
11U E 344161 N 5590747
Quick Description: In 1935 the town of Armstrong began petitioning the Federal Government for a new Post Office. Five years later their new brick and stone Canada Post opened for business.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 2/24/2019 5:42:13 AM
Waymark Code: WM104E8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 1

Long Description:
Armstrong Post Office

In 1935 the community requested that the Federal government build a new post office to replace the small one that the town was outgrowing.

— 1940 — January 1 — the new post office opened. Design and concrete and brick building materials were typical of post offices being built in small communities across Canada in the 1930s.
— 1950 — clock over main entrance was installed.
— 1954 — September 24 — mail delivery to the post office changed from train to truck.
— 1965 — phone service was installed.
— 1940 to 1955 — George W. Dunkley was postmaster.
— 1955 to 1975 — Melvin Dunkley (George's son) was postmaster.
— 1975 — due to growth in the community, more work space and lock boxes are added using a brick surround to maintain the integrity of the building.
— 1982 — additional lock boxes added.
From the Sign at the Post Office


Board Layout Photo or URL: Photo of board layout will be uploaded

Link to the board layout: [Web Link]

Add the Color Location on the Board: Utilities: Electric Company, Water Works

Rating:

If you chose 'Other' above, please explain why.: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Provide a personally obtained photo of the real world location you visited or describe the location and your visit in such a way that the waymark creator knows you actually visited here.

Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
MapQuest
Bing Maps
Trails.com Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Monopoly in the Real World
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Nearest Hotels
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
There are no logs for this waymark yet.