The Early Camps

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RED MOUNTAIN as a town is the latest of names for the community that grew up around the big silver strike in the Rand district. Originally there were two settlements Hampton and Osdick. Osdick was known by several names such as Inn City, Gin City and Sin City.According to local lore an old man called “Daddy Shaw” hung up a … More >


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OSDICK SCHOOL DISTRICT

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May 27, 1924:  “Osdick School Will Have Closing Program—Commencement exercises for the graduation of Osdick Grammar school pupils will be held Wednesday evening, May 28, at 7:30 o’clock at the Osdick Pavilion.  The class motto of the graduating students is “Keep Smiling,” and the class colors green and pink. Students to receive diplomas from the Osdick Grammar school, Wednesday evening … More >


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POST OFFICE

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Originally established as Osdick on February 14, 1922 with Peter J. Osdick as Postmaster.  The name was changed to Red Mountain on May 6 to be effective July 1, 1929.  This order was rescinded June 14, 1929.  The name was finally changed to Red Mountain,  August 24, to be effective September 14, 1929. Discontinued October 31, 1960.  Established as Rural … More >


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