Chadbourn Post Office celebrates 100 years

Posted by Debra Worley - email

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Chadbourn Post Office employees celebrated its 100th anniversary of serving the public Thursday.

Chadbourn has had a post office since 1882, but it didn't officially become one until 1909.

Workers learned the post office became official when a couple in Tempe, Arizona mailed them a document in April signed by President William Taft.

"It honors the town as well as the post office that we have a document that shows that Chadbourn moved into the 20th century at that time as a first class post office," said post master Levi Fowler.

The signed document is on the wall of the post office's lobby.  They also plan to hang several letters of proclamations they have received from local senators and state representatives.

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