Death At The Birney Post Office

Series: Red Shale Reflections | Story 17

April 21, 2022

The headline from the Weekly Yellowstone Journal and Livestock Reporter, July 10, 1886 issue portrayed the incident at the Birney Post Office.

In 1886. the town of Birney was not located at its present location at the mouth of Hanging Woman Creek. The Birney post office was then located several miles south of present-day Ashland, which was then known as "Strader." The office was located con...

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