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Sep142015

Blossom

1867 April 3, Marysville Daily Appeal, BORN - At Blossom's Ranch on Antelope Creek, March 24, to the wife of J. A. Blossom, a son.

1896 February 3, 4th class Post Office established as Blossom, Tehama, California,  located 6 miles south of Manzanita on the north fork of Reed's Creek and about 12 miles west of Red Bluff. Named for Robert Hurd Blossom who founded his 10,000 plus acre ranch in 1882. The P O was part of the ranch headquarters.

Robert H. Blossom, First Postmaster.

1903 July 11, Edward J. Blossom, Postmaster.

1907 August 15, Post Office discontinued and the service moved to Red Bluff.

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