Niles was shore's only post office 111 years ago: Later mail came via Evanston; Wilmette got own service in 1870
Publication
Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, 75th anniversary supplement, p. 2
Description
Media Type
Newspaper
Text
Item Type
Articles
Notes
Description of the development of mail service in the Wilmette area with a list of its early postmasters and their dates of service.

Date of Publication
18 Sep 1947
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Dingee, Samuel S. ; Drury, Edwin ; Hess, W. E. ; Kinney, William H. ; McDaniel, Alexander ; Mueller, Max ; O'Connell, Herbert L. ; Orr, Lea J. ; Schantz, Joseph E.
Corporate Name(s)
Buck-Eye Tavern ; Evanston (Ill.) ; Stephens Wool Company ; Wilmette (Ill.)
Local identifier
Wilmette.News.267227
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Terms of Use
Image may be used with credit to Wilmette Public Library
Contact
Wilmette Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address
1242 Wilmette Avenue
Wilmette, IL
60091-2558
U.S.A. Phone: 847-256-6930
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Niles was shore's only post office 111 years ago: Later mail came via Evanston; Wilmette got own service in 1870