Few People Know West Virginia Was Home To The First Rural Free Delivery Service In America

Rural free delivery, a United States service providing free mail delivery to residents of rural areas, was first introduced as an official offering of the United States Postal Service (USPS) in 1896.


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Who care at this point, when we are loosing thousands dollars. This is not relevant