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First female homesteader in Soldotna shares memories

...room with your whole family?" Straw asked. "That would be scary," Zach Rodman said. Out of necessity, Howard and Maxine Lee made their home into the area's first post office, and served eighteen area families until 1951, Mullen said. The...

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Soldotna Community News

...under the tree. Another site at the market you may want to check out is the Old Post Office. Homesteaders Howard and Maxine Lee lived in the log cabin and would hand the mail out their front door. It is on the original location and in 1949, it...

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Celebrating everything Soldotna is

...Gulch areas began to become communities. Post offices were established in Soldotna and Naptowne (Sterling) in 1948. Maxine Lee was the Soldotna postmaster and her cabin was Soldotna's first post office. In 1950, there were 21 people living in Soldotna. A lot...

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