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Catalog Number 1984.03.03
Object Name Postcard
Description Postcard of 1914 Anderson Post Office and Library. One cent stamp. Handwriting on back. " We are having a fine time in Anderson., came up in the machine just for the day. I saw Mary Galloway shopping, getting ready for the 23rd! She looked very very happy C.L.B. Addressed to K.H. Patrick, White Oaks, SC."

Before this post office was built, the post was was in various stores. After this building was sold, the post office moved to the corner of Market and McDuffie Street, which would eventually become the Federal Courthouse. The next new location would be at the corner of McDuffie and Calhoun for about 30 years.

The Post Office was in service until 1938 when it was relocated. When the building was purchased by George H. Bailes. Bailes first leased it to McDougald-Bleckley Mortuary until 1941 when Sullivan King Mortuary became the leasee. In 2012, the Woodlawn-Sosebee Funeral Home became the new tenants.
Title Carnagie Library and U.S. Post Office, Anderson SC