Barber
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Title:Barber
History:Barber Post Office was established on January 28, 1904 with Ollie Palmer as postmaster. It was discontinued on April 15, 1929. Its mail was then handled by Arvada Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) Barber, Johnson County. A rural post office on Powder River, 40 miles east of Buffalo, the county seat, and banking town, and 28 miles south of Arvada, the shipping point. Stage and mail to Arvada once each week. (Gazetteer, 1908-9) Small postoffice in Johnson County. Stock raising the leading industry. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1910-11)
County:Johnson
Feature Category:Manmade Features
Origin Of Name:Located on Barber Creek. (Wyoming Post Offices) Laura Barber (Thompson) received a patent on land near the headwaters of Barber Creek in 1934. (General Land Office Records)Barber Post Office was established on January 28, 1904 with Ollie Palmer as postmaster. It was discontinued on April 15, 1929. Its mail was then handled by Arvada Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) Barber, Johnson County. A rural post office on Powder River, 40 miles east of Buffalo, the county seat, and banking town, and 28 miles south of Arvada, the shipping point. Stage and mail to Arvada once each week. (Gazetteer, 1908-9) Small postoffice in Johnson County. Stock raising the leading industry. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1910-11)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
Link:Search Wyoming Places
Document ID:11142012

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