New Post Office Established at Shelton's Store in 1854

New Post Office Established at Shelton's Store in 1854


In 1854, a new post office was established at Shelton's Store in Monroe CO, TN. J. W. Shelton was appointed postmaster according to this article from The Athens Post published Friday, June 2, 1854.

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