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Adele > Field's Landing

1889 February 9, (March 8, 1889 per local history) 4th Class Post Office established as Adele, Humboldt, California located 4 miles north of Beatrice and 7 miles south of Eureka. Named after Adele Haughwout, the first Caucasian born at the site.

Tunis Haughwout, First Postmaster.

1889 December 14, The Post Office ws discontinued when the name changed to Field's Landing.~

1889 December 14, 3rd Class Post Office established as Field's Landing, Humboldt, California located 5 miles south of Eureka. Honored Waterman Field, an 1865 settler. The "Landing" stems from the wharf he built on Humboldt Bay.

Tunis Haughwout, First Postmaster.

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