Post Offices

Post Offices

Chuckatuck Post Office

Chuckatuck Post Office

The first postmaster, John Davis Day, was appointed as postmaster in Chuckatuck in 1826.  The location of the post office where he served is unknown. The chapter on Stores has some information on the post offices and their location starting circa 1914 w...
Everets Post Office

Everets Post Office

The earliest record of a post office at Everets is 1802, however the location is unknown.  In 1875 John J. Kirk, owner of “The Kirk Company”, was appointed as the postmaster in his store across from the old home place, now the residence of Bruce Kirk...

Exit Post Office

Yes there was a town called Exit in the early years.  It was on the northern side of what is now Lake Prince at the head of Scotts Creek.  The post office was established in 1889 in the store of Townsend Phifer who owned a general mercantile business a...

Longview Post Office

John R. Brock began operating a post office in 1887 in his store which was later known as Oliver’s Store.  The post office was closed in 1909.  The store was located next to his home at the intersection of Oliver Drive and Longview Drive in Isle of Wig...

Reid’s Ferry Post Office

The post office at Reid’s Ferry was established in June 1904.  The first appointed postmaster was Alfred V. Sturgeon followed by E. Cleveland Staylor in January 1911.  The post office was discontinued in January 1915.  The building that housed this post...