Walsh County, North Dakota


Perry, North Dakota (Historic)
Type: Farm Post Office
Township: Fertile Township
Location: SE 1/4 Sec. 9-157-54
Post Office Established: April 7, 1880
Postmaster: Halvor Johnson
Post Office Closed: April 13, 1883, with mail to Grafton
PERRY: This was a farm post office established April 7, 1880, with John T. Daley, postmaster. It was located in SE ¼ Sec. 9-157-54, Fertile Twp., nine miles west of Grafton. Halvor Johnson, who helped secure the post office, named it for his former home of Perry, Wisconsin, which was named for Oliver Hazard Perry (1785-1819), the naval hero of the War of 1812. The post office closed April 13, 1883, with mail to Grafton. 2 (2,40,70,75)(pg 153).

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