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Soldier's Farewell Stage Station

Soldiers Farewell Stage Station
Nickname(s): Soldier's Farewell
Soldiers Farewell Stage Station is located in New Mexico
Soldiers Farewell Stage Station
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]


  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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