Semper Post Office

Address: 93rd Ave. & Wadsworth Blvd., Semper

Denver Utah and Pacific Railroad left mail off at the Semper Post Office on Dec. 28, 1882, after the post office was named, established and registered in Washington, D. C. The community and the post office was named for Charles S. Semper. The post office was discontinued on Aug. 31, 1900, was replaced by Rural Free Delivery and the post office was moved to Broomfield. Mrs. Julia Semper was the first postmistress and served until June 13, l889. Charles T. Harvey served from 1889-1895, and John Church was postmaster from 1895-1900.
Quad Map/Date: Arvada, 1950
Sec/Town/Range: S23, T2S, R69W
Elevation: 5441
Source: Arvada Historical Society, "More Than Gold," pp. 98-99; National Register of Appointments, No. 28, National Archives, Washington, D.C.
Other Names: Semper
Last Modified: Fri, August 12 1994

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