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Fall City Beginnings: Fall City Post Office opens on June 10, 1872.

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The opening of a post office is an important marker of the beginning of a community. On June 10, 1872, the Fall City Post Office opens. George W. Bohain is appointed postmaster. Fall City is located in northeastern King County 20 miles east of Seattle.

The post office was located in a store called Bohain's Landing.

Sources:
Guy Reed Ramsey, "Postmarked Washington, 1850-1960," Microfilm (Olympia: Washington State Library, February, 1966), 561-566.


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