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Tuesday
Nov272012

Auto Rest

1917 September 13, 4th class post office established as Auto Rest, Trinity, California and discontinued 9 March 1920 when the name changed to Forest Glen. A not uncommon name in the early days of travel by automobile. It was the forerunner of the motel. Located on the route from Alton, Humboldt County, to Red Bluff, Tehama County,  20 miles SW of Hayfork.

Arthur H. Jeans was the first postmaster.

1919 July 21, Charles H. Matthews, Postmaster.

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