Rabbit Trail: Postmistress

Estimated Time: 5 minutes

Meg mentions talking to the Postmistress when she stopped at the Post Office to pick up the mail. So, what is a Postmistress?

A postmistress is a woman over the United States Post Office. Here's an article about the first U.S. Postmistress who worked for Ben Franklin.

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