|Written by Gary Levitt|
|Saturday, January 05, 2013 3:07 AM|
It is hard to believe that we are starting our 20th year of operation. We never dreamed back then that we would be so fortunate to have our own building with such a variety of exhibits. But when we began the project of creating a museum dedicated to postal history back in 1993, one of our biggest challenges was to show people why such a museum was important. Obviously the Smithsonian Institution felt the importance since in July, 1995 they opened a multi-million dollar National Postal Museum adjacent to Union Station in Washington, DC. But how could people in this rural Ohio area find a connection to this concept? What could possibly be of interest in such a museum that would cause visitors to stop in Delphos, Ohio? The answer actually lies in the very fabric of our being – the need to develop technology and the intense desire to communicate. As you enter the museum today located at 339 N. Main Street, the first series of displays outlines in detail the substance of today’s article.
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