, U. S. A.
Compiled by Kindred Winstead 1972
Compliments DUKEDOM BANK 1904 - 1972
Brochure scanned by Garry Brown
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a small town today,
nestled right on the stateline of Weakley County,
Kentucky. Quite a history this little place
has. Duke A. Beadles
wanted a post office located in the area of what
is now known as
Dukedom was a stagecoach stop running between
Dresden and what is now
Kentucky located on the Mississippi River.
Dukedom was a post
as early as 1833. At this time Duke A.
Beadles applied to
D.C. to acquire a post office for this little
community. There is
not suppose to be another town in the United
States by the name of
During World War I a soldier sent a letter home
from overseas to the
of the person with this address; "Dukedom,
USA". It arrived in
post office at Dukedom as soon as it would have
sending it to "Dukedom,
granted Dukedom a post office, Duke A. Beadles was
the first postmaster
as well as the first merchant of Dukedom.
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