1784 A mill above Bethania is complete enough for grain to be ground for the first time. It has been almost two years in the building. The mill site is leased from the Moravian Church by six Bethanians: Philip Transou, Heinrich Spönhauer, George Hauser, Sr., Michael Rank, Heinrich Schor, and Peter Hauser.
1792 With the United States postal system only a few months old, the first regular mail arrives at the Post Office in Salem. Gottlieb Schober is the Postmaster.
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