Vincent Beginnings: Vincent Post Office opens on June 27, 1894.

  • By Greg Lange
  • Posted 11/11/1998
  • Essay 560

On June 27, 1894, the Vincent Post Office opens. The opening of a post office is an important marker of the beginning of a community. Frank M. Seagus serves as the first postmaster. Mail is distributed from Seagus’ ranch. The post office closes on November 18, 1899.

Vincent is located about 20 miles east of Seattle and five miles northwest of Carnation on the west side of the Snoqualmie River.


Guy Reed Ramsey, "Postmarked Washington, 1850-1960," Microfilm (Olympia: Washington State Library, February, 1966), 651-652.

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