Duplin County Post Office Informatio
Here are a listing of Past Postmasters for Duplin County. These are contributed by Ada Dunn
Buena Vista Post Office
Stephen M. Grady - November 1847
Henry Swinson - 5 June 1854
John Swinson - 15 July 1854
Stephen M. Grady - December 1855
Houston Maxwell - April 1857
Martha E. Miller - March 1861
M. E. Miller - July 1861
Houston Maxwell - December 1861
Martin F. Smith - March 1870
Clarissa Smith - April 1870
Stephen M. Grady - November 1889
Catherine Smith - December 1889
Leon Post Office (same post office as Buena Vista but name was changed to Leon.)
Catherine C. Smith - June 1891
Lizzie Smith - October 1913
Leon Post office was closed 31 October 1916 and mail sent to Pink Hill
postoffice in Lenoir County.
Resaca Post Office
John Maxwell - 12 November 1853
Blany Williams - 9 June 1854
John Maxwell - 12 August 1854
Hugh Maxwell - 2 November 1855
Hugh Maxwell, CSA, 6 July 1861
The CSA office was closed by 30 April 1865
Federal office discontinued 11 December 1866
John F. Maxwell - 21 March 1870
Discontinued 16 February 1897
Gilbert M. Maxwell - 1 November 1897
John D. Grady - 2 March 1911
Leslie A. Sutton - 8 January 1913
Discontinued 31 October 1916. Mail sent to Pink Hill in Lenoir County.
Cabin Post Office Post Masters
William B. Smith 1892
William J. Kennedy 1897
Post office discontinued March 1909
HALLSVILLE Post Office.
It was in existence until about March 1930
Here are pictures of two mail carriers.
John Clarence Kennedy delivering mail for the Hallsville Post Office.
Lewis Brock Mercer delivering mail for the Cabin Post Office.
John Dixon Baker standing beside buggy.
The building in back is W.J. Kennedy Store and Post Office. It was located a short
distance from the Cabin Crossroads, on the west side of North Blizzardtown Road,
going toward Hwy.24.
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