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.


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

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