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Mount Shasta City in Siskiyou County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Berryvale Post Office

 
 
Berryvale Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, January 20, 2013
1. Berryvale Post Office Marker
Inscription. Site of Berryvale Post Office. It operated from 1870 to 1887. Postmasters were JH Sisson, GL Lamphere, ET Keyser, Sophia J Fellows. The post office moved to the railroad station in 1887 and became known as Sisson in 1924. It was renamed Mt. Shasta.
This marker dedicated by E Clampus Vitus Humbug Chapter 73

April 19, 1980

 
Erected 1980 by Humbug Chapter No. 73, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus, and the Postal Mail and Philately marker series.
 
Location. 41° 18.493′ N, 122° 19.561′ W. Marker is in Mount Shasta City, California, in Siskiyou County. Marker is on South Old Stage Road south of Hatchery Lane. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Shasta CA 96067, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Strawberry Valley Stage Station (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mount Shasta (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mt. Shasta Herald (approx. 0.8 miles away); Sullaway Stage Stop (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Alexander Dunsmuir Fountain
The Former Berryvale Post Office image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, January 20, 2013
2. The Former Berryvale Post Office
(approx. 6.3 miles away); Babe Ruth Played Here (approx. 6.3 miles away); Locomotive 1727 (approx. 6.3 miles away); Upper Soda Springs (approx. 6.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Berryvale Post Office. In his 10th article on the historical markers of the State of Jefferson, Bill Wensrich explains how and why Humbug Chapter No. 73 of E Clampus Vitus chose to commemorate this historical location. (See page 28 of publication, as the article can't be directly linked to). (Submitted on January 23, 2013.) 
 
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Berryvale Post Office - Commemorative Cancellation (visible in front window) image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, January 20, 2013
3. Berryvale Post Office - Commemorative Cancellation (visible in front window)
Berryvale Post Office - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, January 20, 2013
4. Berryvale Post Office - wide view
"...The building was restored during 1991-1993 by the Berryvale Post Office Restoration Committee. The Sugar Pine clapboard siding, cedar shakes and posts were milled to resemble the original as closely as possible, and square nails were used throughout the restoration." - from a piece of paper stuck to the inside of the front window.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 399 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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