Hailey
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Title:Hailey
History:Hailey Post Office was established on January 12, 1887 with Frank Geoffrey as postmaster. It was discontinued on September 15, 1924 and the mail then handled by Lander Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) Small town and postoffice in Fremont County, 25 miles southeast from Lander. Stockraising the leading industry. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1910-11)
County:Fremont
Feature Category:Manmade Features
Origin Of Name:A proposed name for the post office was Beaver as it was located on Beaver Creek. (Wyoming Post Offices) Hailey was a station on the Rawlins to Lander Stage Road. "The founder and first agent was Ora Hailey who worked for the Northwestern Mail and Transportation Company and was a prominent citizen in early day Fremont County." (Annals of Wyoming 47:2:241)Hailey Post Office was established on January 12, 1887 with Frank Geoffrey as postmaster. It was discontinued on September 15, 1924 and the mail then handled by Lander Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) Small town and postoffice in Fremont County, 25 miles southeast from Lander. Stockraising the leading industry. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1910-11)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
Topic:"Hailey Post Office and Stage Station on Beaver Creek" by Henry Jensen. Annals of Wyoming 47:2:241-242
Link:Search Wyoming Places
Document ID:11142294

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