SYKES-BELLTOWER HISTORY CONTINUED (1900-1965)
March 30, 2018
by Sherry Farwell, Ned Summers & Marguerite Goeders Rozelle
POST OFFICES & STORES
The U.S. Mail, its post offices, and its mail routes were paramount in an era when mail was the sole method of contact with the world external to one's immediate neighborhood. Likewise, community-based general stores were essential places where people could purchase critical supply items, sell their local farm products such as cream, eggs, poultry, and garden produce, and visit with people other than your own family members. Below is a summary of the different historical p...