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Newport Post Office History

Information comes from the Campbell County Historical Society and newspaper references.


1. 1795-1835-first post office was in the home of Daniel Mayo on Front Street with Daniel Mayo as first postmaster. Margaret Hartman Files

2. 1835-1864-York Street with Francis T Helm as postmaster 1835-1849; Louis Perry as postmaster in 1849; James M Boyd in 1856; Dr. J Q A Foster in 1860-61; Newport City Directories

3. 1864 moved to southeast corner York and Bellevue. Cincinnati Daily 8 Aug 1864 page 3

4. 4 May 1867 moved to Jones Building at 84 York Street. Major W G Terrell postmaster. Cincinnati Daily 4 May 1867 page 2

5. German National Bank Building (later American National Bank)

6. 22 Dec 1885 in Journal Building. Mary Louise Ross postmaster until March 1886; 7th and York. Kentucky State Journal 25 Nov  1884 page 3 and Kentucky State Journal 17 Mar 1885 page 3

7. 8th and Washington Postmaster Meyers  Photo of laying the cornerstone
Kentucky Journal 23 Sep 1899 page 1

8. 5th and Central (current)

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