Difference between revisions of "Gerlach Post Office"

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(Date that the Gerlach post office was created.)
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* Helen S. Carson, "[http://books.google.com/books?id=BixwbIM7ZvAC&lpg=PA119&ots=KPGyYd90uh&dq=old%20gerlach%20post%20office&pg=PA119#v=onepage&q=old%20gerlach%20post%20office&f=false Nevada Place Names: A Geographical Dictionary]," p 119. "A Nevada post office, established October 27, 1909."
* Helen S. Carson, "[http://books.google.com/books?id=BixwbIM7ZvAC&lpg=PA119&ots=KPGyYd90uh&dq=old%20gerlach%20post%20office&pg=PA119#v=onepage&q=old%20gerlach%20post%20office&f=false Nevada Place Names: A Geographical Dictionary]," p 119. "A Nevada post office, established October 27, 1909."
* [https://secure.flickr.com/photos/10111/4368900921/in/set-72157622455088065 Photo of Taylor and Heard Store]. The sign says "Gerlach Post Office."  The photo is undated, but appears to be from the 1930's.
* [https://secure.flickr.com/photos/10111/4368900921/in/set-72157622455088065 Photo of Taylor and Heard Store]. The sign says "Gerlach Post Office."  The photo is undated, but appears to be from the 1930's.
** The 1930 Census has Claud H. Heard and Della S. Heard residing in Gerlach.  The 1940 census has [[John James Thrasher]] possibly arriving in Gerlach 1935.
* Peggy Trego, "[http://blackrockdesert.org/friends/desert-magazine/november-1960-40-wilderness-miles-north-gerlach-nevada The 40 Wilderness Miles North of Gerlach, Nevada]," Desert Magazine, November, 1960. "the post office is in the same building as the store."
* Peggy Trego, "[http://blackrockdesert.org/friends/desert-magazine/november-1960-40-wilderness-miles-north-gerlach-nevada The 40 Wilderness Miles North of Gerlach, Nevada]," Desert Magazine, November, 1960. "the post office is in the same building as the store."
* By the time the movie Far From Home was filmed in 1988, the post office was no longer in that location.
* By the time the movie Far From Home was filmed in 1988, the post office was no longer in that location.
* RJ Smith, "[http://books.google.com/books?id=_o5qLt04pz4C&lpg=PA121&ots=uskcR6-Qkw&dq=%22old%20gerlach%20post%20office%22&pg=PA117#v=onepage&q=%22old%20gerlach%20post%20office%22&f=false Speed Freaks]," Spin Magazine, Jan. 1998, p 121.  "in the back room of the old Gerlach post office, Breedlove..."
* RJ Smith, "[http://books.google.com/books?id=_o5qLt04pz4C&lpg=PA121&ots=uskcR6-Qkw&dq=%22old%20gerlach%20post%20office%22&pg=PA117#v=onepage&q=%22old%20gerlach%20post%20office%22&f=false Speed Freaks]," Spin Magazine, Jan. 1998, p 121.  "in the back room of the old Gerlach post office, Breedlove..."

Revision as of 05:29, 2 October 2013

The old Post Office was at 390 Main St., which is currently the Burning Man office. Helen Thrasher was postmistress for many years. The old post office was also a general store.

The current Gerlach Post Office is at 345 E Sunset Blvd Gerlach, NV 89412, (775) 557-2333.

References

  • GNIS. As of May, 2013, refers to the old post office location.
  • Helen S. Carson, "Nevada Place Names: A Geographical Dictionary," p 119. "A Nevada post office, established October 27, 1909."
  • Photo of Taylor and Heard Store. The sign says "Gerlach Post Office." The photo is undated, but appears to be from the 1930's.
    • The 1930 Census has Claud H. Heard and Della S. Heard residing in Gerlach. The 1940 census has John James Thrasher possibly arriving in Gerlach 1935.
  • Peggy Trego, "The 40 Wilderness Miles North of Gerlach, Nevada," Desert Magazine, November, 1960. "the post office is in the same building as the store."
  • By the time the movie Far From Home was filmed in 1988, the post office was no longer in that location.
  • RJ Smith, "Speed Freaks," Spin Magazine, Jan. 1998, p 121. "in the back room of the old Gerlach post office, Breedlove..."