Adon
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Title:Adon
History:The Adon Post Office was established on December 14, 1916 with John G. Taft as its first postmaster. It was discontinued on February 19, 1944 and its mail then handled by the Moorcroft Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) Postoffice in Campbell county, 27 miles northeast of Gillette, the county seat and nearest banking point. Rozet is the nearest railroad point. Farming and stock raising are the principal industries. Population 5. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1922)
County:Campbell
Feature Category:Manmade Features
Origin Of Name:According to a story in the Gillette newspaper, Adon S. Taft was the postmaster of the Adon Post Office. (Gillette News, February 9, 1917)The Adon Post Office was established on December 14, 1916 with John G. Taft as its first postmaster. It was discontinued on February 19, 1944 and its mail then handled by the Moorcroft Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) Postoffice in Campbell county, 27 miles northeast of Gillette, the county seat and nearest banking point. Rozet is the nearest railroad point. Farming and stock raising are the principal industries. Population 5. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1922)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
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Document ID:11139728

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