Death closes contract post office in Knights Ferry CA


The Modesto BeeOne hundred and sixty-three years of mail service to the historic town of Knights Ferry, Calif., abruptly stopped this week when the contractor in charge passed away.  About 60 people in and around Knights Ferry rent post office boxes at the tiny office inside Miller’s Hall on Main Street, which shares the space with the museum, a book exchange, a gift shop and Knights Ferry Creamery.  “It is the hub of the community,” said Carol Davis, treasurer of Knights Ferry History and Museum Associates, which owns the building.  Read more