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Elkhorn Post Office

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1888. Western edge of Elkhorn, across Elkhorn Creek from Lincoln House

This tiny, one-room, gable-fronted building with German siding has housed the community's post office since its establishment on March 7, 1888, as a wooden sign on the facade testifies. The level yard and parking area surrounding it were once Elkhorn's business district. Early photographs show a number of nearby one- and two-story buildings, most of which are now gone.

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S. Allen Chambers Jr.
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S. Allen Chambers Jr., "Elkhorn Post Office", [Anawalt, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/WV-01-MD4.

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