‘Post or Parcel’ new exhibit at Edmonds Historical Museum

The Edmonds Historical Museum presents a new temporary exhibit, “Post or Parcel: The History of the United States Postal System,” running through Oct. 6, 2019.

From the Pony Express to Air Mail, see how transportation methods and technological advances changed the way mail was delivered in the United States and worldwide, and discover how local mail delivery evolved in Edmonds. Artifacts on display include the first U.S. Flag to fly in Edmonds at the Post Office, certificates recognizing George Brackett and Matthew Hyner as Edmonds Postmasters, and postcards from the museum’s collection.

The museum is located in Edmonds’ historic 1910 Carnegie Library at 118 5th Ave. N. It is open year-round between 1 and 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Suggested donation in lieu of an admission fee is $5 for adults, and $2 for students.

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