Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 7:01PM
Jo Giessner

1876 September 22, 4th Class Post Office established as Bogus, Siskiyou, California, located 8 miles northeast of Ager. Some say named for the miner's term of gold site that "didn't prove out" and others say there were "countfeiters" in the area.

William H. McClintock, First Postmaster.

1886 September 16, John H. Bloomingcamp, Postmaster.

1913 December 31, Post Office discontinued and the service moved to Ager.

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