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Nov152016

Gest

1893 November 21, 4th Class Post Office established as Gest, Lassen, California located 12 miles south of Long Valley and 8 miles north of Chat. Named for Erasmus Gest, manager of the Nevada-California-Oregon Railroad as a station on the line.

Mary L. McNamara, First Postmaster.

1894 May 8, Agnes Millar, Postmaster of the office that was moved 1/2 mile north.

1895 March 31, Post Office discontinued and the service moved to Long Valley.

 

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