2020 Thank a Mailman Day

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4th February

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Thank a Mailman Day is your chance to say thanks to the guy, or gal, who delivers your mail. After all, they are there six days a week. The reliable postal worker is always there doing their job, regardless of the weather. They are a hardy lot. You'll find some mail carriers on walking routes, wearing shorts in all but the coldest of winter days.

Did you Know? Pony Express riders were the most famous early American "mailmen". Their motto was " Neither rain, nor snow, nor death of the night, can keep us from our duty". This motto is believed to be taken in part from a motto dating back to ancient times. Among the most popular variation is "Through rain or snow, or sleet or hail, we'll carry the mail. We will not fail".

Thank a Mailman Day


- In 1775, the Second Continental Congress established the Constitutional Post–the first organized mail service in America.

- As the nation’s first Postmaster General, Benjamin Franklin established many of the conventions we are accustomed to today.

- Postage stamps were invented in 1847.

- On April 3, 1860 the famous Pony Express officially took off.

- In 1863, free city delivery started and in 1896, free rural delivery began.

- In 1963, the Zip Code began.


Give your mail carrier a big thank you, a nice smile, a token of appreciate or find some way to let them know that they are appreciated. Use #ThankAMailmanDay to post on social media.

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