Baird (Community)
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 9:50AM
Jo Giessner

See also under Fish Hatcheries Category.

1878 April 8,  The 4th Class Post Office was established at Baird on 8 April 1878 to serve the community that had grown up around the United States Fish Hatchery of the same name. Myron Green, of the Salmon Breeding Station, served as the first Postmaster. The P.O. was discontinued on 31 January 1920 and re-established 16 October 1929 until 15 August 1933 when the service moved to Ydalpom. 

1878 April 8, Myron Green, Postmaster.

1878 May 6, Mrs. Eva Green, Postmaster.

1879 November 24, James A. Richardson, Postmaster.

In 1881, a Mr. Richardson was listed as postmaster. Lawrence Bass also kept the general store and the post office within. In 1885, R. Radcliff was listed as postmaster.~

1882 December 18, J. M. Willey, Postmaster.

1883 January 9, Robert Radcliff, Postmaster.

1891 January 22, Joseph Bass, Postmaster.

1918 July 5, Dean H. Briggs, Postmaster.

1920 January 31, P.O. discontinued.

1929 October 16, Mrs. Nancy R. Frick, Postmaster for the re-established Baird Post Office.

1933 August 15, Baird Post Office discontinued and service moved to Ydalpom.

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