Limestone Post Office organized in 1874


March 24, 2022

The Limestone Post Office was located in Section 18 of Limestone Township. Anyone who has driven through western Jewell County on Highway 36 has driven by Section 18. It is between 80 Road and 70 Road on the north side of 36 Highway. Today there seems nothing to indicate a post office was there in the “early day.” The Limestone Post Office was also called the Esbon Post Office though it originally was not in the town of Esbon nor even in Esbon Township.

The post office was organized on Jan. 26, 1874. Discontinued and reestablished twice, it was discontinued a third time on June 15, 1...

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