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Auburn beginnings: Pialschie Post Office opens June 21, 1887.
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On June 21, 1887, Pialschie Post Office opens. John M. Thomas, the first postmaster, distributes the mail from his hotel. Pialschie is located 20 miles south of Seattle within the future city limits of Auburn.
The name changes to Thomas on January 31, 1907.
Guy Reed Ramsey, "Postmarked Washington, 1850-1960," Microfilm (Olympia: Washington State Library, February, 1966), 604.
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