06 June 2015

On This Day: Lime Rock post office established


John W. Mohn was appointed the first postmaster of a new post office in Lancaster County. A new post office at Lime Rock was established On This Day in 1881.  

Lime Rock is located in Penn Township, between Manheim and Lititz Boroughs. 

Source:
Lancaster daily intelligencer. (Lancaster, Pa.), 6 June 1881. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress.  

 

On This Day is a prompt I started this month to further explore historical events. 

© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015
Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.