Broome County, New York Postal History

Center Village: August 2, 1893 - June 30, 1947

The Center Village Post Office was established in Broome County on August 2, 1893.  The name was changed
from Centre Village.  The first postmaster of Center Village was George W. Austin.  The Center Village
Post Office was closed on June 30, 1947, when service began to be provided from Harpursville. 

Center Village - 1896

CENTERVILLAGE/SEP/17/1896/N.Y. Black 28mm CDS, Black target killer on 10 cent green (#273), paying 
                               registration fee.  Purple "REGISTERED No." manuscript "38". 

Center Village - 1919

CENTER VILLAGE/DEC/31/1919/N.Y. Black 32mm CDS; black 4-bar killer on
                                1 cent green 3rd Bureau issue. 

Center Village - 1947

CENTER VILLAGE/JUN/3o/1947/N.Y. Black 34mm CDS; black 4-bar killer on
                                3 cent blue postage stamp centenary issue (947).
                                Signature of Clara L. Chubbuck, Postmaster. 


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