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On this day in history July 26, 1775 U.S. postal system established

Posted on July 26, 2017 at 11:22 am

On this day in 1775, the U.S. postal system is established by the Second Continental Congress, with Benjamin Franklin as its first postmaster general. Franklin (1706-1790) put in place the foundation for many aspects of today’s mail system. During early colonial times in the 1600s, few American colonists...
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