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Barber Post Office

The Barber Post Office was located on the east side of Sodom-Hutchins (now Sodom-Hutchings) Road.

Mr. J. P. Barber was the postmaster. According to the 1880 Federal Census, he was a retail grocer, born in Ohio of Irish parentage. This store likely served the mining community during the coal mining boom years of the late nineteenth century.

Updated 8/13/2020

This article is adapted from Carley Cooper O'Neill, "Government," in Vienna, Ohio, "Where We Live and Let Live": Town 4, Range 2 of the Connecticut Western Reserve (Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 1999), p. 113.