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American Flag (HMJY4)

Location: Oracle, AZ 85623 Pinal County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 34.805', W 110° 43.223'

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Isaac Lorraine, discoverer of the American Flag gold and silver mine, built this adobe house about 1877. It served as his residence and headquarters for nearby mining and ranching operations. On December 20, 1880, it became the first post office in the district. Within ten years population had shifted to the Oracle area and on July 19, 1890, mail service was discontinued from American Flag. This is one of the oldest surviving post office buildings in Arizona and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
HM NumberHMJY4
Placed ByOracle Historical Society and Arizona Historical Society
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 10:14am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 526243 N 3604770
Decimal Degrees32.58008333, -110.72038333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 34.805', W 110° 43.223'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 34' 48.30" N, 110° 43' 13.38" W
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Area Code(s)520
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 48-52 American Flag Ranch Rd, Oracle AZ 85623, US
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