'The Mail Must Go' - Florida's Barefoot Mailman

'The Mail Must Go' - Florida's Barefoot Mailman Pompano Beach

Stock #: 227087
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Pompano Beach
State: Florida (FL)
County: Broward
Publisher: Curt Teich & Co.
Postmark: 1962 Dec-19
PM City: Daytona Beach
PM State: FL
Stamp: 4c
Philatelic Notes: Christmas Stamp
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
Scene shows a modern-day counterpart of his predecessors of 1887, on his lonely trek passing famed Hillsboro Light. History relates, the Barefoot Mailman's journey required him to swim and row his boat across inlets and prepare his own meals of fish and coconuts. One such carrier lost his life at the Hillsboro Inlet and a memorial in his memory has been erected on that beach

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