Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member m&m O
N 48° 37.755 W 093° 50.159
15U E 438401 N 5386579
This branch of Canada Post is located on Front Street in Emo, ON, just across the street from the Rainy River.
Waymark Code: WM16D3J
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 07/04/2022
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member blackjack65
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Emo, Ontario was settled in the early 1880s and as recently as the 1930s mail service was not a certainty. A website for a fishing and hunting camp, (visit link) states that in the 1930s a construction crew in Emo would take mail to another construction camp in the winter, where the mail would be picked forwarded by dogsled.
Today's residents of Emo have a modern facility at 72 Front Street that connects then to the rest of the world.
Post Office Type: Rural

Province/Territory: Ontario

Historical Significance: No - Modern building

Friendly and helpful service: yes

What brought you here?:
My wife and I decided to drive from International Falls, MN to Baudette, MN by driving through Ontario so we could Cache and Waymark in a new province. This brought us to Emo and the local Canada Post. When I stopped in to take some pictures an employee asked how she could help me and we had a nice chat about Waymarking.

Location has a philatelic display: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
To post a log to an existing Canada Post waymark, you will need to post a unique picture of the Canada Post sign. Including your gps device in the picture is not neccesary, but wouldn't be cause for disapproval, as long as all other details of your log are acceptable.

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