Cactus
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Title:Cactus
History:Cactus Post Office was established on December 28, 1917 with John W. Shultz as its first postmaster. It was discontinued on June 30, 1933 and its mail then handled by the Pine Tree Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) John W. Shultz received patents on land at this location in 1921. (General Land Office Records)
County:Campbell
Feature Category:Manmade Features
Origin Of Name:A post office which was named for the cactus on the nearby prairie. (WPA) The other proposed name for the post office was Shultz after the proposed postmaster, John W. Shultz. (Wyoming Post Offices)Cactus Post Office was established on December 28, 1917 with John W. Shultz as its first postmaster. It was discontinued on June 30, 1933 and its mail then handled by the Pine Tree Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) John W. Shultz received patents on land at this location in 1921. (General Land Office Records)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
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Document ID:11140250

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