Galena IL - Galena IL 61036
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman
N 42° 24.856 W 090° 25.760
15T E 711517 N 4698975
Quick Description: Historic Galena IL Post Office 61036
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 5/10/2019 5:37:56 AM
Waymark Code: WM10HF4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member PTCrazy
Views: 4

Long Description:
According to wikipedia this the longest operation Post Office in the United States. Built in 1858 as Customs House in Federal Style architecture.

"Galena Customs House & U.S. Post Office, said to be the longest operating U.S. Post Office" (visit link)
Type of structure:: stand alone

re-enter Zip Code here:: 61036

Current Status:: Still in Use

Visit Instructions:
To post a log to an existing U.S. Post Office waymark, you will need to post a picture of the front of the building, with the name of the post office in the background if that is possible.

A description of your Post Office is required, such as when it was built, history, outstanding or unique features, population of the city or town, just do a quick internet search and find an interesting bit of information about the city or town and add it to the long description, to make it more interesting. Even just adding in the population of the area can give others an idea of how many people this post office serves. This description should be at least three sentences.

If your Post Office has any unusual or unique features that you feel others would enjoy viewing, additional pictures are always welcome.
Including your gps device in the picture is not necessary, but wouldn't be cause for disapproval, as long as all other details of your log are acceptable.
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