The Somers Post Office is celebrating its 150th anniversary the first week of June.

Postmaster Lori Preston invites Somers residents and customers to celebrate Thursday, June 4.

The public will have the opportunity to meet the staff from 10 a.m. to noon. The celebration will include coloring contest, prizes and historical displays.

The Somers Post Office was established on June 6, 1870. Lucien C. Carpenter was the first Postmaster of Somers. Since then, Somers has had 17 postmasters, with the most recent being Lori Preston who has been in that post since 2016.

On June 6, customers visiting the Somers branch from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. will receive a special pen as a gift to commemorate the anniversary (while supplies last).