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Pearce in Cochise County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Old Pearce Post Office

 
 
Old Pearce Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sharon Pairman, March 31, 2013
1. Old Pearce Post Office Marker
Inscription. A Post Office was established in the Pearce Camp in 1896. At that time the Soto Bros and Chattman Store served as the first Post Office location with Thomas Chattman as the first appointed postmaster. The Post Office was later relocated to this adobe building. Gladys McLeod was the last post mistress to serve at this location. The Post Office was moved to the Sunsites area in 1967.
 
Erected by Old Pearce Preservation Association.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Postal Mail and Philately marker series.
 
Location. 31° 54.305′ N, 109° 49.262′ W. Marker is in Pearce, Arizona, in Cochise County. Marker is at the intersection of Ghost Town Trail and Pearce Road, on the left when traveling south on Ghost Town Trail. Touch for map. Marker is located on the southeast corner. Marker is in this post office area: Pearce AZ 85625, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sulphur Springs (approx. 5.2 miles away); Chief Cochise (approx. 8.7 miles away); Historic Gleeson Jail (approx. 12 miles away); Dragoon Springs Stage Stop (approx. 13.4 miles away); Confederate Graves at Dragoon Springs (approx. 13.5 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Old Pearce Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sharon Pairman, March 31, 2013
2. Old Pearce Post Office Marker
Old Pearce Post Office image. Click for full size.
By Sharon Pairman, March 31, 2013
3. Old Pearce Post Office
Pearce General Store image. Click for full size.
By Sharon Pairman, March 31, 2013
4. Pearce General Store
Pearce General Store is across the street from the post office. This was the Soto Bros and Chattman Store.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 6, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 412 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 6, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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