Residents rally to try and save mail house

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Posted: October 4, 2013

The Winchester Star

Ruth Perrine is one of the residents who want to save the old Mail House at Shawneeland. The stone mail house was built by Shawneeland community members in 1978. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)
Ruth Perrine, a resident of Shawneeland, stands beside the bulletin board shed that she and other members of the community would like to get rid of so one can be located closer to the former mail house. A new map of Shwneeland has been made and will be installed in the existing spot behind Perrine, at left. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)

SHAWNEELAND — Residents of a Frederick County subdivision hope to save a piece of the community’s history, and they’re starting with a yard sale fundraiser on Saturday.

Ruth Perrine has lived in…

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