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One of only three museums in the United States dedicated to postal history. Admission is Free!

Curator’s Corner: Steamboats

In 1811, cutting-edge technology met up with the nation’s mail system, and there was no looking back. Fast-moving steamboats began traveling the rivers, replacing packet boats, rowboats, and rafts as a means to carry mail. Beginning in 1815, operators of … Continue reading →Read More »

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