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Photograph showing the General Post Office building in Washington, D.C. (1860-1878)

Old Post Office on F Street in the 1860s

Here is a terrific old photograph of the old post office on F St. back during the 1860s.
General Post Office from the corner of 8th Street and E Street, NW, Washington, D.C., the shop of Elija Dyer, merchant tailor, on the left

One of the Oldest Photos on D.C. (1846)

Following up on our Postal Service theme from earlier today, here’s a great afternoon photo for you to stare at for a bit. It’s a daguerreotype taken by John Plumbe in 1846 featuring the post office...