Beckwith
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Title:Beckwith
History:Beckwith Post Office was first established on November 13, 1884 in Uinta County prior to the formation of Lincoln County. William Egan was the first postmaster. It was discontinued on July 21, 1886 but re-established on May 13, 1897 with William H. Beckwith as postmaster. It was discontinued again on February 28, 1903. It was established for a third time in October, 1920 and discontinued for a final time on June 3, 1931. Its mail was then handled by the Sage Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) Station on the Oregon Short Line Railroad in Uinta County, 12 miles south from Cokeville. Population, 7. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1901-1902)
County:Lincoln
Feature Category:Manmade Features
Origin Of Name:Named for A.C. Beckwith, original owner of the Beckwith and Quinn Ranch. (WPA) The Oregon Short Line Railroad Station name was Beckwith. (Wyoming Post Offices)Beckwith Post Office was first established on November 13, 1884 in Uinta County prior to the formation of Lincoln County. William Egan was the first postmaster. It was discontinued on July 21, 1886 but re-established on May 13, 1897 with William H. Beckwith as postmaster. It was discontinued again on February 28, 1903. It was established for a third time in October, 1920 and discontinued for a final time on June 3, 1931. Its mail was then handled by the Sage Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) Station on the Oregon Short Line Railroad in Uinta County, 12 miles south from Cokeville. Population, 7. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1901-1902)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
Link:Search Wyoming Places
Document ID:11141178

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