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Hang out on Magnolia River and watch the only postal delivery… by boat… in the US.

Hang out on Magnolia River and watch the only postal delivery… by boat… in the US.
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Magnolia is one of two rivers that empty into Weeks Bay – and home to the only remaining year-round postal river route in the country. Since 1915, the US Postal service has delivered mail by boat – these days a 15-foot alumacraft. Sometimes dodging a rain shower in a boathouse, enjoying a cool drink of water from a resident on a pier… the deliveryman travels 31 miles of one of South Alabama’s most idyllic rivers. The four hour trip covers 180 homes – and boxes perched on the pier at just the right height.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/12/07/mail-by-boat/3896137/

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