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    • American Flag Ranch corrals

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    • Ranch life--Arizona--Pinal County
    • American Flag Ranch corrals with cattle inside and a horse outside. In the late 1870s Isaac Lorraine of Martinique began mining near the present day town of Oracle in Pinal County. He developed the American Flag Mine, as well as the American Flag...
    • American Flag Post Office historical plaque

    • 2010-11-05
    • Post office buildings--Arizona
    • The American Flag Post Office building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. This plaque is attached to the front of the building and reads: "Isaac Lorraine, discoverer of the American Flag gold and silver mine, built this...
    • American Flag Ranch corral today

    • 2010-11-05
    • Ranch life--Arizona--Pinal County
    • The corral in American Flag today. The American Flag Ranch and corral are now maintained by the Oracle Historical Society.
    • American Flag Post Office Centennial cachet and cover

    • 1980-12-28
    • Postmarks—Arizona
    • Commemorative cover for the centennial of the American Flag Post Office. The post office was established on December 28, 1880. The cover has an American Flag Station cancellation dated December 28, 1980. A cachet is a decoration on an envelope,...
    • American Flag Post Office adobe wall

    • 2010-11-05
    • Post office buildings--Arizona
    • The American Flag Post Office is an adobe building built around 1877; it is one of the oldest surviving post office buildings in Arizona. Some of the bricks are visible.
    • July 1881, American Flag cover with hand cancel

    • 1881-07-07
    • Postmarks—Arizona
    • Cover sent from American Flag to Cleveland, Ohio. Note the handwritten cancellation, dated July 7th. The American Flag Post Office was established on December 28, 1880 and was discontinued on July 16, 1890. This is one of the earliest known...
    • Sept 1881, American Flag cover

    • 1881-09
    • Postmarks—Arizona
    • Territorial cover addressed to Columbus, Ohio, with an American Flag cancellation of September, 1881. The first postmaster, Peter H. Loss, would have been running the post office at that time, and earning an annual compensation of $3.77.
    • Elna Huggett at American Flag Post Office

    • 1971 ca.
    • Post office buildings--Arizona
    • Elna Huggett at the American Flag Post Office, posing by the rose bush she planted in 1935. She and her husband, William, and daughter Wilma ran the 3C ranch.
    • American Flag Post Office in 1972

    • 1972-05
    • Post office buildings--Arizona
    • The former American Flag Post Office in 1972, when it was a private residence. Elna Huggett's rosebush is blooming by the entrance.
    • Oracle Post Office and General Merchandise store in 1930s

    • 1930 ca.
    • Post office buildings--Arizona; General stores--Arizona
    • Oracle General Merchandise and Post Office building in the 1930s. Signs advertise "Cold Drinks," "Rest Room," and "Ladies Rest-Room." The Thunderbird Kiva occupied the right side of the building and sold Native American artifacts.

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