Lapen > Lassen
Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 9:11AM
Jo Giessner

Supposedly an application for a particular post office from Lassen County, California was submitted as Lassen, California in handwriting that was misinterpreted by the Post Office Department as Lapen. Therefore no post office.

1874 June 19, 4th Class Post Office established as Lassen, Lassen, California located 20 miles north of Susanville.

Edward Bonyman, First Postmaster.

1875 July 14, Post Office discontinued and the service moved to Susanville.

 

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