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By Patsy Green
Guest Writer 

Century Post Office has long history

 

April 4, 2019

Century's US Post Office 1913-1948, now located in James Houston Jones Historic Park, houses some of the history of Miss Eva Vaughn's days as Postmaster.

I was recently given a copy of an article written by John C Bush about his aunt, former Century Postmaster Eva Vaughn, titled "Miss Eva: Fifty Years in the Century Post Office." Paragraphs in quotes are the words of Mr. Bush.

"Miss Eva Vaughn was eighteen years old when she began work at the Alger Sullivan Lumber Company's commissary store in 1902. .... The post office occupied a cubical in one corner of the company store, and she would assist there when her duties as dry goods clerk allowed."

At that time Mr. Edward A Hauss, Assistant Secretary and Treasurer of the lumber company, served a...



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