Broomes Island post office may close, affect locals
“Get on the phone and call the district manager every day.”
Letter carrier Marie Humphreys, left, and officer in charge Darlene Burke sort mail Tuesday at the Broomes Island Post Office, which has been in its present place on Broomes Island Road since 1946. via The Recorder
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#1 Jan 12, 2008
The Broomes Island post office, was built by my mother's uncle, Thawley Parks, in the 1940s, and her Aunt Elsie was its postmaster for about 30 years. Why would the USPS want to close this post office when it has been in service for over 60 years? Every time we return to Calvert County we see more urban sprawl, and more landmarks lost without any record left for the generations to come. Most of the tobacco barns in Calvert County are gone! PLEASE save this Post Office!
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