Postmarks From the Past is dedicated to writing about and preserving Michigan postal history, in particular those post offices which have closed.
New! Visit W.P.A.-New Deal Art During the Great Depression. This shows the pictures of murals in post offices from various states. If you look under MI, you'll notice Munising, Marquette and a few others I have submitted.
New! Browse photos of old Michigan post offices online! Visit www.postmarks.org/photos/mi.htm
New! We now have a listing of Alger County post offices with a wonderful old map, to boot.
My column appears monthly in The Great Lakes Mariners newspaper, Grand Marais, MI, also featuring Folklore, Fables, & Features of the Great Lakes States.
Wanted: Old postcards and envelopes with postmarks from Michigan and Wisconsin of discontinued post offices. Also, pictures and/or postcards with post offices.
Phone: (906) 387-2101
A Post Office from the past:
This tiny Post Office operated from
K. I. Sawyer Air Force Base
Branch of Gwinn Post Office
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