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Crescent City

1853 October 12, 1st Class Post Office established as, Crescent City, Klamath County, California, located 75 miles north of Eureka. Named for the crescent shape bay of the Pacific Ocean.

 Beverly Miller first Postmaster.~

1854 June 1, David Hoover, Postmaster.

1855 May 26, David C. Lewis, Postmaster.

1857 March 2, Del Norte County created by the California State Legislature. Crescent City now located in Del Norte County.

1858 June 3, Benjamin Reynolds, Postmaster.

1861 July 25, Henry H. Johnson, Postmaster.

1865 March 17, William H. Woodbury, Postmaster.

1874 March 28, Klamath County dissolved.

1887 March 22, Dugald S. Sartwell, Postmaster. 

1887 May 14, Frank Burtschel, Postmaster.

1889 March 14, San Diego Union (San Diego, California) - There are thirteen saloons in Crescent City and one blacksmith-shop.~

1889 December 7, William H. Woodbury, Postmaster.

1897 September 16, James Brookfield, Postmaster.

1901 December 30, William F. Wulf, Postmaster.

1910 May 18, W. A. Howe, Postmaster.

1914 August 11, T.B. Cutler, Postmaster.

1921 August 24, Joseph M. Hamilton, Postmaster.

1922 April 1, John L. Childs, Postmaster.

1922 September 1, William J. Ohlheiser, Postmaster.

1925 May 2, Joseph M. Hamilton, Postmaster.

1930 April 22, Joseph M. Hamilton, Postmaster.

1934 August 13, Carlton T. Hansen, Postmaster.

1951 August 31, Michael E. Neish, Postmaster.

1954 July 28, Myles B. Ellis, Postmaster.

1964 February 14, Michael E. Neish, Postmaster.

See:  Crescent City, Klamath County


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