Walsh County, North Dakota


Galt, North Dakota (Historic)
Post Office Established: February 5, 1883
Location: NE ¼ Sec. 22-156-57, Norton Twp., 2 miles west of Lankin
Postmaster: Thomas H. Woods
Post Office Closed: May 21, 1892, renamed NORTON

GALT: This was a country store established in 1882 in NE ¼ sec. 22-156-57, Norton Twp., two miles west of Lankin. The post office was established February 5, 1883, with Thomas H. Woods, Postmaster, who named it for his home town of Galt, Ontario, Canada, which was named for John Galt, a politician and friend of town founder, William Dickson. The post office moved twice within this general area before closing May 21, 1892, the date a new post office called NORTON began operations. (2,3,10,18,40,75,356)(pg 72)

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