Marbleton
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Title:Marbleton
History:Marbleton Post Office was established on July 7, 1911 in Lincoln County prior to the formation of Sublette County. Charles P. Budd was the postmaster. It was discontinued on October 20, 1930. Mail was then handled by the Big Piney Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) Located a mile beyond Big Piney. Founded by Charles P. Budd, son of Daniel. It was a outfitting depot for the northern region. (WPA) Founded by Charles P. Budd in 1912, in opposition to D.B. Budd, his father who had founded Big Piney in 1888. (Wyoming Guide) Postoffice and incorporated town in Lincoln County, 80 miles north of Kemmerer, the county seat. Opal is the nearest railroad point. Population 75. Altitude 6,666 feet. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1922)
County:Sublette
Origin Of Name:Named for A.H. Marble, a Cheyenne banker by Charles Budd, 1911. (Myers)Marbleton Post Office was established on July 7, 1911 in Lincoln County prior to the formation of Sublette County. Charles P. Budd was the postmaster. It was discontinued on October 20, 1930. Mail was then handled by the Big Piney Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) Located a mile beyond Big Piney. Founded by Charles P. Budd, son of Daniel. It was a outfitting depot for the northern region. (WPA) Founded by Charles P. Budd in 1912, in opposition to D.B. Budd, his father who had founded Big Piney in 1888. (Wyoming Guide) Postoffice and incorporated town in Lincoln County, 80 miles north of Kemmerer, the county seat. Opal is the nearest railroad point. Population 75. Altitude 6,666 feet. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1922)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
Topic:Big Piney and Marbleton. Noble, Ann Chambers. Charleston, S.C. : Arcadia Pub., c2011.; Incorporation of Marbleton. Kemmerer Camera August 19, 1914, p. 5.; "Rivalry is Settled" Fremont Clipper March 25, 1921, p. 1.
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Document ID:11142278

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