Taylor Beginnings: Taylor Post Office opens on April 16, 1904.

  • By Greg Lange
  • Posted 12/25/1998
  • HistoryLink.org Essay 591
On April 16, 1904, Taylor Post Office opens. Samuel Galloway is appointed the first postmaster. In 1904, a coal mine and clay-ware manufacturing plant opens at Taylor. On July 31, 1944, the post office closes. Taylor is located 32 miles southeast of Seattle 3.5 miles east of Hobart.


Sources: Guy Reed Ramsey, "Postmarked Washington, 1850-1960," Microfilm (Olympia: Washington State Library, February, 1966), 679-681.

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