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Vashon Island beginnings: Vashon Post Office opens April 12, 1883.
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Vashon Post Office, Vashon Island's first, opens on April 12, 1883. Samuel C. Herriott is the first postmaster. It is located on Vashon Island in Puget Sound about 13 miles south-southwest of Seattle.
Guy Reed Ramsey, "Postmarked Washington, 1850-1960," Microfilm (Olympia: Washington State Library, February, 1966), 583-585.
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