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Grimshawe's Post Office

Grimshawe's Post Office

Known as the world's smallest post office (6 feet by 5 1/2 feet), this P.O. is certainly the smallest in the U.S. It was established by Thomas and Helena Grimshawe in 1878 in Whiteside Cove. Masa's photo shows postmaster W. C. Alexander handing Judge W. C. Bennett a letter in 1925.

 

Photographer Masa, George
Collection Photography Collection
Date of photo 1925
Object ID 2006.1.78
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Masa, George
Howett, L. O.
Bennett, Judge W. C.
Alexander, W. C.
Grimshawe, Thomas
Grinshawe, Helena
Subjects Photographs
Title Grimshawe's Post Office