Postmarks From the Past is dedicated to writing about and preserving Michigan postal history, in particular those post offices which have closed.
New! Discover more about Michigan postal history at the National Postal Museum website, which is part of the Smithsonial Institution.
Pioneer History Fascinating information on pioneer families of Michigan can be found at our latest link, Michigan Trails. If you are descended from a pioneer family, you may want to adopt a county in Michigan and help tell the story!
Post Office Murals Visit W.P.A.-New Deal Art During the Great Depression. This shows the pictures of murals in post offices from various states. If you look under MI, you'll notice Munising, Marquette and a few others I have submitted.
Photo Gallery Browse photos of old Michigan post offices online!
My column appears monthly in The Great Lakes Pilot newspaper, Grand Marais, MI, also featuring Folklore, Fables, & Features of the Great Lakes States.
Wanted: Old postcards and envelopes with postmarks from Michigan and Wisconsin of discontinued post offices. Also, pictures and/or postcards with post offices.
Phone: (906) 387-2101
A Post Office from the past:
This tiny Post Office operated from
K. I. Sawyer Air Force Base
Branch of Gwinn Post Office
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