Post Office, Hamilton Ont.
- Media Type
- Item Type
- A postcard showing the post office in Hamilton, Ontario, sent to Mabel Bridgman by "W.H.B" in 1907.
Mabel (Bridgman) Smith was born and raised in Zimmerman, Nelson Township, Halton County. Zimmerman was at Appleby and 2nd Lines. She was a collector of postcards of Hamilton, sometimes swapping them with friends, as per notes on some of them.
- This post office is now part of the John Sopinka Court House. The marvellous old marble hall with the postal wickets and large tables still exists on the ground floor running north from Main Street and the (now gone) clock tower.
- Front of postcard: Post Office, Hamilton Ont.
Verso: Private Post Card. ; I. 308. Canadian Souvenir Cards. A.C. Turnbull, Stationer, Hamilton. ; This space may be used for correspondence ; This space is for address only.
The stamp is a Canada Postage 1 cent with King Edward VII and was franked: Hamilton Canada 1907 Jan 21 1 - PM.
The card is addressed to: Miss Mabel Bridgman, Zimmerman, PO Co Halton Ont.
The message reads: Hamilton Jan 21 07 I am in Hamilton at present will go this afternoon to Grimsby will return tomorrow wind storm here yesterdy (sic) done a lot of damage well at present W.H.B.
- Date Of Event
- January 21, 1907
- Personal Name(s)
- Mabel Lizella (Bridgman) Smith, b.July 2, 1884 in Zimmerman,Nelson Township, m. Arthur Albert Smith on March 20, 1920 in Lowville, d.1962 in Palermo, Trafalgar Township
- Local identifier
- Trafalgar Township Historical Society
- Language of Item
- Geographic Coverage
Latitude: 43.41681 Longitude: -79.83293
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- Recommended Citation
- Post Office, Hamilton Ont.
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Trafalgar Township Historical Society Sponsor: Jeff Knoll, Local & Regional Councillor for Oakville Ward 5 – Town of Oakville/Regional Municipality of Halton