(L-r) Barriere post office worker Anita Gammel

(L-r) Barriere post office worker Anita Gammel

Post office marks Barriere’s 100th with tea, cake and history

Commemorative stamp will used for 12 months at Barriere post office

On Monday, Feb. 10, Canada Post officially marked their Barriere post office as serving 100 years in the community by hosting a customer appreciation day.   The event was marked by the unveiling of a commemorative stamp (pictured below) that will be used at the Barriere postal outlet throughout the upcoming 12 months.  Post office staff dressed in period costume for the occasion, served up tea and cake, and also shared the history of the post office within the community since 1914.  There were also a number of historical items on display, which included stamps, currency, and other interesting items from yesteryear.