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Dome Rock Post Office


Address7 mi. N.E., downstream, from Buffalo Creek on Cty. Rd. 96
QuadPlatte Canyon, 1965 (1985)
SectionS26, T7S, R70W
Elevation6213
SourceU.S. Postal Document, National Archives, Washinton D.C.
OtherDome Rock; Colorado & Southern Railroad
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Initialdate1992-03-04 00:00:00-07
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Latestdate1995-01-20 00:00:00-07
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HistoryThe first postmaster recorded in July 1880 was Frank B. Ross,who served until 1880. On March 1, 1886, a Ulysses S.Grant was registered. This entry had to have been made by a namesake or prankster since the former United States president and Union Army general died the year previously, July 23, 1885. The office was discontinued May 11,1886.
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