Fitzgerald's Station Marker - Springdale AR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George
N 36° 12.354 W 094° 06.827
15S E 399877 N 4007361
Quick Description: A historical marker on the premises of Fitzgerald's Station on the Butterfield Overland Stage Route.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 1/13/2012 12:10:56 PM
Waymark Code: WMDGKX
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
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Long Description:
The marker reads -


Here on this, the Old Wire Road, was located Fitzgerald's Station on the Butterfield Overland Mail Route from St. Louis to San Francisco. First trip 1858, last 1861. Longest and best conducted mail route in the world. 2795 miles. Service twice weekly. Fare $200.00, time 25 days. 140 stations for exchange of horses and passengers.
History of Marker:
Marked by Springdale Chamber of Commerce - Erected 1958

Link to Marker: Not listed

Additional Parking: Not Listed

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