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See London’s Underground ‘Mail Rail,’ Then and Now
It's like the Tube, but for post.
July 27, 2017
The Subversive World of 'Cinderella Stamps'
These tiny artworks can't be used for postage, but they do send a message.
July 13, 2017
When the U.S. Postal Service Used Gyrocopters to Deliver the Mail
The flying machines hopped from roof to roof of post offices.
July 10, 2017
Thousands of letters to Santa get delivered to this mailbox in Greenland.
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St. George Hotel Marker
Where the first "expert riders, willing to risk death daily" for the Pony Express were recruited.
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This Old West eatery along America's Loneliest Road was originally a stop on the Pony Express.
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Mossel Bay, South Africa
The Post Office Tree
South Africa's postal service began with a letter left in a boot beneath this tree.
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Postcard Reaches Destination After 53 Years
Some grandchildren were just trying to do something nice for their grandma.
April 21, 2017
Lost, in the Mail: A Birthday Card Exchanged for 33 Years Between a Father and Daughter
March 06, 2017
Former Boy Scout Mails 500 Pieces Of Garbage To Boy Scout Bullies
Among other things, the packages contained old tea leaves, underwear, and dirt.
December 02, 2016
Help Reunite This Lost WWII Love Letter With Its Owner
It was saved from the lost and found in a British grocery store.
November 07, 2016
Underwater Post Office
The fully functional, submerged Vanuatu Post office is definitely one of a kind.
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The Black Mailbox
Mysterious meeting place for UFO hunters near Area 51.
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Mark Twain Had a Lifelong Feud with the United States Postal Service
What made the celebrated author hate the mail service so much?
August 10, 2016
11 Ways To Get a Letter from the White House
All it takes is planning and a little patience.
August 01, 2016
America's Only Floating Post Office Delivers More than Mail to Detroit's Ships
For 140 years, the J.W. Westcott Company has been dropping off everything from love letters to pizza to, once, a goat.
July 19, 2016
The Pilots Who Risked Their Lives to Deliver the Mail
Being an airmail carrier was one of the most dangerous jobs in America.
June 16, 2016
Bird Island, North Carolina
Kindred Spirit Mailbox
A mailbox that saved a nature reserve.
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