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Latona

Latona, North Dakota (Historic)

Post Office Established: February 18, 1884
Postmaster: John Lennon
Township: Latona Township
Location: SW ¼ Sec. 9-156-58, 7 miles south of Adams
Post Office Moved: 1905 to SE ¼ Sec. 17-156-58, 1 mile SSW, home of new postmaster George McIntyre
Post Office Closed: May 31, 1908 with mail to Adams

LATONA: This was a farm post office established February 18, 1884, with John Lennon as postmaster. It was located in SW ¼ Sec. 9-156-58, Latona Twp., seven miles south of Adams, and named for its township, which was named for Latona, Ontario, Canada. The name is derived from Leto, a Greek mythological goddess and the mother of the sun god, Apollo and the moon goddess, Diana. In 1905 the post office moved one mile SSW to SE ¼ Sec. 17-156-58, the home of new postmaster George McIntyre, and closed May 31, 1908, with mail to Adams. 2 (2,5,18,19,40,75) (pg 110)

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