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Caspar

1874 June 19,  4th Class Post Office established as Caspar, Mendocino, California, located 6 miles south of Fort Bragg and 5 miles north of Mendocino. Named for Siegfried Caspar, 1860 settler. The main purpose of the site was lumbering.

D. M. McCallum, First Postmaster.

1876 May 17, Peter Merriman, Postmaster.

1878 August 19, Allen C. Ross, Postmaster.

1878 August 26, Daily Alta California -Postmasters appointed:  Allen U. Ross, Caspar, Mendocino county, California.~

1879 July 11, Harry S. Church, Postmaster.

1880 February 9, S. P. Wade, Postmaster.

1881 January 24, Edward S. West, Postmaster.

1881 October 13, Clarence E. De Camp, Postmaster.

1886 September 16, Frank Kelly, Postmaster.

1888 January 13, Henry B. Phillips, Postmaster.

1890 July 11, Casimer J. Wood, Postmaster.

1911 January 20, Fred W. Stickney, Postmaster.

1933 April 12, James W. Lilley, Postmaster.

1945 February 1, Theodore William Markham, Postmaster.

1957 April 3, James W. Lilley, Postmaster.

1964 June 5, Changed from 4th Class Post Office to Rural Route of Fort Bragg.

1966, Caspar became a Rural Branch.

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