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POST TIME: West Palm Beach's first post office operated in a tent : Readers: The city's first post office opened 125 years ago Wednesday, on April 17, 1894, in what the postal service originally spelled as "Westpalmbeach," something that wouldn't officially change until 1912.The 1894 opening is one in a series of "firsts" we have been highlighting that occurred that year, which saw West Palm Beach incorporated. The operation started in a most low-tech home: a tent. Lumber was at a premium in the booming town. The tent stood at the [...] Full Article
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