North Pole, Alaska

northpoleakThe United States District Court was petitioned to change the name from “Davis”, which had been the official name since 1949, to North Pole. U.S. District Judge Harry Pratt held a hearing and issued a decree making North Pole Alaska the official name.

The U.S. Postal Service is offering North Pole postmarks on holiday mail.  To receive the North Pole postmark on your holiday cards, you should:

  • Purchase stamps at any post office.
  • Affix the stamps to envelopes of your choice.
  • Address the sealed envelopes, with the cards enclosed, to those on your mailing list.
  • Mail them in a larger envelope,  box,  Priority Mail or Express Mail package to:

NORTH POLE HOLIDAY CANCELLATION
POSTMASTER
4141 POSTMARK DR
ANCHORAGE AK 99530-9998

Christmas, FL

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Christmas FL was originally called Fort Christmas, named for the time of year the fort was built around the year 1837.

The word “fort” was dropped when the US Post Office opened in 1892.  The zip code for Christmas is 32709.

ChristmchristmasFL-postofficeas is located about 20 miles east of Orlando along State Route 50, a road traveled by those heading to Titusville on the Space Coast.

The post office is on your right shortly after seeing t
he green “Christmas” sign that marks the entrance to the town.

St Augustine Florida

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St. Augustine is the nation’s oldest permanently occupied European settlement, having been founded by the Spanish in 1565.

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On Sept 8, 1565, Don Pedro Menendez de Aviles came ashore and named a portion of land in honor of Augustine, a saint of the Roman Catholic Church whose feast day is Aug. 28

Spanish Dragoon Baracks

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GovtHouseRayCarsonGovernment House dominates the west end of the Town Plaza. In 1937, the Works Progress administration remodeled the courthouse as “United States Post Office Customs House.”

St Augustine Post Office

 

The current Post Office is located at 99 King St, St Augustine, FL 32084