Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | May 15, 2016

Alexandria Ontario’s two post office buildings.

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The first Post Office building was constructed and officially opened July 1, 1905.  At that time the Village became a Port of Entry with the Post Master serving as Custom’s Officer.

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scan0023The first Post Office was damaged by fire in 1906 and 1921.  This new building, which is still standing was built.  The Custom’s Office was closed in 1928.  Photo Courtesy Public Archives of Canada, 57579.

This is a small selection of items regarding Alexandria’s Post Offices in the archives at the Cornwall Community Museum.

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