Ruch Post Office

PO Description: 

Each post office record includes one or more documents. Each document may be displayed (by clicking on the title) and may be downloaded. The documentation has been provided from government records, copied for SOHS by Ben Truwe.

Seven miles southwest of Jacksonville on the Jacksonville/Crescent City Route, the post office blacksmith Casper M. Ruch ran from his store began with daily service by stage.

Postmistress Anna Ruch received notice the post office would be discontinued Saturday, July 14, 1939, with RFD mail delivery on Monday the 16th to all who mounted mail boxes along the road and listed them with the Jacksonville post office. A petition signed by 70 patrons to keep the post office went ignored. 

Where did they go? Following the mail trail of the DPOs of Jackson County, Oregon (SHS 979.5281 S93 2013)

Township: 

38s

Range: 

3w

Section: 

27

Quarter: 

SW

Postmasters: 

Ruch, Anna

Nearest Creek: 

Forest Creek

Nearest River: 

Applegate
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