The Damascus Post Office was established in Broome County on April 6, 1899. The first postmaster of Damascus was Ina Whipple. The Damascus Post Office ceased operation on July 31, 1907, when service began to be provided by the Windsor Post Office.
DAMASCUS/JUL/29/1907/N.Y. Black 28mm CDS, target killer on 1 cent black postal card (# UX18). Black WINDSOR,N.Y./JUL/29/11AM/1907/REC'D CDS. Mailed to R.F.D. No1, Windsor. Mailed two days before post office was discontinued.
Message side of above postal card mentioning closing of Damascus post office on Wednesday (July 31, 1907).
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