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Saturday, January 30, 2021

Fun Facts


The first pieces of gold at Fort Knox arrived by mail.

Over the years, Fort Knox has definitely lived up to its reputation of being an impregnable facility. However, the very first gold that arrived at the bullion depository in 1937 wasn't particularly well-protected. In fact, according to the United States Mint, "The gold was too heavy to fly in, so it was mailed there by train through the Post Office Department, today's United States Postal Service."


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