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 Postal History

Original Postmaster Certificate From MOYER POST OFFICE

     Listed below are the Early Post Offices that were once located in Bullskin Township.  The information includes:  Date Opened, Date Closed, First Postmaster, and General Location.  Today there is NOT ONE Post Office located within the township.  Bullskin Township is now serviced by:  Connellsville in Fayette County and Acme, Mount Pleasant, and Scottdale in Westmoreland County.

FREED  Post Office
Opened:  2-17-1894
Closed:    2-28-1925
Postmaster:  J. L. Freed
Location:  Upper Breakneck Road
(Between White, PA & Mount Salem Church)

HAMMONDVILLE  Post Office
Opened:  6-30-1892
Closed:    5-15-1905
Postmaster:  J. Curry
Location:  Hammondville

JACOBS CREEK  Post Office
Opened:  12-29-1831
Closed:    06-23-1837
Postmaster:  E. Braden
Location:  Pennsville

NAME CHANGED TO:

STOUFFER'S MILL  Post Office
Opened:  6-24-1837
Closed:    9-27-1841
Postmaster:  J. S. Allebaugh
Location:  Pennsville

NAME CHANGED AGAIN:

PENNSVILLE  Post Office
Opened:  04-07-1846
Closed:    11-20-1933
Postmaster:  C. Slonecker
Location:  Pennsville

LAURELVILLE  Post Office
Opened:  2-22-1849
Closed:    7-13-1863
Postmaster:  J. Lobingier Jr.
Location:  Lobinger's Stone House
(Westmoreland County Side)

MOVED TO:

LAURELVILLE  Post Office
Opened:  03-28-1866
Closed:    11-30-1913
Postmaster:  W. G. Osterwise
Location:  Keim Brothers Store
(Fayette County Side)

MOYER  Post Office
Opened:  7-20-1880
Closed:    5-31-1910
Postmaster:  J. T. Bowman
Location:  Vicinity of Moyer Road

SOUTHERWOOD  Post Office
Opened:  2-11-1902
Closed:    8-31-1906
Postmaster:  J. B. Craig
Location:  Craig's General Store
(Bear Rocks Road & Old Route 31)

WOODDALE  Post Office
Opened:  2-23-1886
Closed:    7-12-1895
Postmaster:  J. L. Freed
Location:  Route 982 & Ore Mine Hill Road

"MAKING HISTORY SINCE 1784"

Bullskin Township Historical Society
P.O. Box 724
Mount Pleasant, PA  15666
724-787-0853

Email: bullskinhistory@outlook.com