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Crosson (Crossons) Post Office


Address5 mi. S.W. of Pine on the N. Fork of the S. Platte River
QuadGreen Mountain, 1954 (1984)
SectionS8, T7S, R71W
Elevationc. 9000
SourceNational Archives, Wash. D.C., Record of Appointments of Postmasters, Colorado.
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Initialdate1992-03-04 00:00:00-07
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Latestdate1996-01-20 00:00:00-07
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HistoryThe town's name came from its postmaster, Terry Crosson, as recorded in 1879. William J. Haughtaling was post master on April 16,1885, and the post office closed August 25,1885, with mail sent to Estabrook PostOffice in Park County.
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