Infographic: A World Without the Post Office

An inscription on the main post office building in New York City reads: “Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” Sadly, it may be a steadily declining revenue that one day causes the demise of an institution that has been around since Ben Franklin’s day. If you like to get letters, cards, and magazines in your mailbox, or if you collect stamps as an enjoyable and educational hobby, imagine what the world would be like without the U.S. Postal Service!

Life without the United States Postal Service
Source: NumberSleuth
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