Old Station in Shasta County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Old Station Post Oﬃce
After this area suffered heavy devastation – the 1915 eruption of Mt. Lassen and the resulting flood and mudslides – Mary built a small store and post office. She was appointed postmaster in 1931 where she served for ten years. Bernice Olmsted served the next four years and from 1945 to 1947 Arthur and Annabelle Young held this post. In 1947, Florence Doan was appointed and moved the post office to Doan’s camp. This building has since been used for storage. It was rumored as the smallest post office in the U.S.
Dedicated on May 7, 2005
by Lassen-Loomis Chapter 1914
of E. Clampus Vitus
Erected 2005 by E. Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus, and the Postal Mail and Philately marker series.
Location. 40° 40.662′ N, 121° 25.621′ W. Marker is in Old Station, California, in Shasta County. Marker is on Highway 89, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Old Station CA 96071, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow Old Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Old Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); Nobles Trail – Hat Creek Station (approx. 1.2 miles away); Nobles' Emigrant Trail (approx. 9.9 miles away); Mt. Lassen/The Noble Pass/The Park Highway (approx. 9.9 miles away); Nobles Trail – Third Nobles Pass (approx. 11.2 miles away); Hot Rock (approx. 11.3 miles away); Devastated Area (approx. 11.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Old Station.
More about this marker. The marker is on the post office wall, immediately to the left of the door.
Categories. • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 6, 2008, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,020 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 6, 2008, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.