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Cheesman Post Office


AddressOff Cty. Rd. 96 at Cheesman Dam
QuadCheesman Lake, 1956 (1984)
SectionS6, T10S, R70W
Elevation6848
SourceShaffer, "A Guide to Places in Colorado".
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SeealsoCheesman Dam.
Initialdate1992-03-04 00:00:00-07
PersonDWL
Latestdate1995-11-04 00:00:00-07
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HistoryIt was established March 5, 1900, during construction of Cheesman Dam. Closed Oct.31,1904, with mail sent to Buffalo Creek Post Office.
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