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Old Post Office

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Date Issued:
1991
Summary:
The old post office run by the Reed family on their homestead on San Carlos Bay on Sanibel, shortly before it was moved and restored by the Sanibel Historical Village and Museum. William S. Reed was postmaster for forty-four years, and the little building was built from salvaged lumber after the 1926 hurricane destroyed their home, which had housed the facility previous to the storm.
Title: Old Post Office.
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Type of Resource: still image
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 1991
Physical Form: electronic resource
Extent: 1 black and white photograph
Language(s): eng
Summary: The old post office run by the Reed family on their homestead on San Carlos Bay on Sanibel, shortly before it was moved and restored by the Sanibel Historical Village and Museum. William S. Reed was postmaster for forty-four years, and the little building was built from salvaged lumber after the 1926 hurricane destroyed their home, which had housed the facility previous to the storm.
Identifier: SW00001727 (IID), 47649 (digitool), fgcu:21824 (fedora)
Note(s): Originally digitized by Southwest Florida Library Network as part of the Digitizing Southwest Florida Heritage Project and PALMM Project, 2004 in collaboration with the Sanibel Public Library. Project was funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Florida Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services.
Subject(s): San Carlos Bay (Fla.)
Post
Sanibel Island (Fla.) -- History
Sanibel (Fla.)
Captiva Island (Fla.)
post office
William S. Reed family
Held by: Sanibel Public Library, Sanibel Island, Florida
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/ic/SW00001727
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Host Institution: FGCU