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Butterfield Overland Mail Road Marker near Mentone. Where overland road (circa 1858) crosses modern Highway 302 in Loving County.
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Ruins of Delaware Springs Stage Station (circa 1858) on Butterfield Overland Road near Guadalupe Mountains National Park.
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Ruins of Davidson’s Station on Butterfield Overland Mail Road. Located near Gainesville in Cooke County. Circa 1858.
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Butterfield Overland Mail Road at Tinaja de las Palmas near Sierra Blanca. Site of firefight between Apache Chief Victorio and Col. Grierson’s 10th Cavalry in 1880.
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Ruins of Frans’s Butterfield Overland Mail Station in Throckmorton County near Woodson, Texas. Used from 1858-1861.
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Ruins of Butterfield Overland Mail station at Barilla Spring near Fort Davis in Jeff Davis County. Used from 1859-1861.
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Ruins of Murphy’s Station on Butterfield Overland Road near Graham. Station employee Ed Cornett murdered Fed. Indian Supt. Robt. Neighbors in 1859.
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Artifacts from Butterfield Overland Mail Road in Loving County near ghost town of Old Mentone on east side of Pecos River.
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Marker commemorating several stagecoach drivers at Point of Rocks on Butterfield Overland Mail Road. Located west of Fort Davis in Jeff Davis County. To learn more about Butterfield Overland Mail pre-order our new book http://ow.ly/YbBOy #TexasHistory #ButterfieldOverlandMail #LoneStarState #BYNR
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Field researcher Joe Allen at marker near Pope’s Crossing on west side of Pecos River. Overland Mail Company used the crossing from September 1858 to May 1859. #TexasHistory #BYNR Pre-order our new book --> http://ow.ly/Y1Rtd
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