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Life in Deaf Smith County Tx 1892-1950

Pictorial history of life in Deaf Smith County depicts everyday life in Deaf Smith County, Texas from 1892 to 1950 as pictured in archived government photographs, vintage postcards, old school yearbooks and newspapers.

Dean Post Office in Texas was actually a cave.

Cave Turned Into Post Office

The Dean Post Office is located in Deaf Smith County, Texas in a caliche rock cave on the North bank of the Palo Duro Creek served as the local post office from 1892 to 1899. It is located near the site of an old Indian campground and reliable live water spring. Individual “boxes” were hand dug into the wall for the settlers in the area to come by and pick up their mail This location is near the site of an old Indian campground and reliable live water spring. The site made for a perfect resting point for horses and dependable water going from Amarillo area to Hereford.

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Early Life in Texas County by County

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True Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texas (Facebook)

Texas History in the 19th Century (Amazon)

Vintage Texas Photos (eBay)

Postcards from the Panhandle (Facebook)

Article by Chris Gerald (Facebook)

Books about Deaf Smith County People and Places

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Deaf Smith County Unclaimed EstatesDeaf Smith County Unclaimed Estates

These Deceased Residents of Deaf Smith County Left a total $22,569 in Unclaimed Money for their heirs. Know the Heirs? Let them know they can collect it from the Texas Comptroller's Office . . . See the list

 
 

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