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1893 April 12, 4th Class Post Office established as Shakesville, Del Norte, California located 9 miles north of Crescent City and 5 miles south of Smith River per the Postal Route Map. Named for the principal product of the locale, shakes.

Joseph A. Bertsch, First Postmaster.

1894 November 15, Post Office discontinued and the service moved to Crescent City.

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