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Soldier's Farewell Stage Station

Soldiers Farewell Stage Station
Locale
Nickname(s): Soldier's Farewell
Soldiers Farewell Stage Station is located in New Mexico
Soldiers Farewell Stage Station
Coordinates:
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Grant County
Elevation 5,144 ft (1,568 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
GNIS feature ID 894993[1]

'Soldiers Farewell Stage Station[2] was a stagecoach stop of the 1858-1861 Butterfield Overland Mail route before the company moved to the central route (former Pony Express route). West of "Soldiers Farewell Hill" on the west bank of a drainage arroyo,[3] the stop was on the Butterfield Overland Mail route (1858-1861) in Grant County, New Mexico. According to the Overland Mail Company Through Time Schedule, it was 150 miles (33½ hours) west of El Paso, Texas and 184½ miles (41 hours) east of Tucson, Arizona. Located 42 miles east of Stein's Peak Station and 14 miles southwest of Ojo de Vaca Station.[4]

References

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  2. ^ "Soldiers Farewell Stage Station (894993)".  
  3. ^ Google Maps
  4. ^ List of Stations from New York Times, October 14 1858, Itinerary of the Route

External links

  • Street Scale map from TopoQuest (accessed July 6, 2008).
  • Soldiers Farewell Stage Station, New Mexico (Locale)


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