Silver Lake, West Virginia: Smallest Mailing Office - Post Office

The tiny Silver Lake post office -- or mailing office -- is right next to Our Lady of the Pines, Smallest Church in 48 States. Both were teensy stars of boastful post cards.
CR Rd 24/8, Silver Lake, WV
About 4.7 miles south of US Route 50 on US Route 219, bear right onto Breedlove Rd for about 1/10th of a mile, on left look for sign for "Our Lady of The Pines," smallest church in 48 states.
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The Silver Lake post office is right next to Our Lady of the Pines, Smallest Church in 48 States, which you list as being in Horse Shoe Run, WV

[A.J. Lewis, 08/15/2011]

Our town name discrepancy probably came from the old vellum post cards where we first saw both buildings immortalized. The church was labeled in Horse Shoe Run, perhaps an outdated name or unincorporated area. Back then they called it a Post Office, not a "Mailing Office." Google maps shows it as Eglon, WV, but what do they know?

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