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Nail's Station

Nail's Station
Nearest city Kenefic, Oklahoma
Built 1858
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 72001059[1][2]
Added to NRHP June 29, 1972

Nail's Station was a stage stand on the old Butterfield Overland Mail route and the Texas Road in Indian Territory. Sometimes called Blue River Station or Nail's Crossing, it was located on the east side of Blue River in what is now Bryan County, Oklahoma. It was operated by Joel H. Nail, a member of a prominent Choctaw family.

Nail's Station was added to the National Register of Historic Places (#72001059) in 1972.


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  • Wright, Murial H.; George H. Shirk; Kenny A. Franks. Mark of Heritage. Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Historical Society, 1976.
  • Wright, Muriel H. "The Butterfield Overland Mail One Hundred Years Ago", Chronicles of Oklahoma 35:1 (January 1957) 55-71 (accessed August 19, 2006).

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