Ballarat, California: Alien Mailbox

In Death Valley, on a dirt road, a bright green official U.S. post office mailbox awaits your letters to the Space People.
Indian Ranch Rd, Ballarat, CA
3.5 miles north of the ghost town of Ballarat on Indian Ranch Rd (a dirt road).
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Alien mail.

Alien Mailbox

Approximately 1-2 miles up Indian Ranch Road from the ghost town of Ballarat is a green mailbox where you can send mail to aliens in space! Mail is collected every month or so. Please feel free to drop in a letter or something silly (but no trash. please).

[Sally Foster, 02/06/2020]

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