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Bakersfield in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Posey Station of Butterfield Overland Mail Lines

 
 
Marker Base Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, November 28, 2009
1. Marker Base
Inscription. Two and one-half miles east of this point stood the Posey Station on the Butterfield Overland Stage route that ran from St. Louis, Missouri through present-day Kern County to San Francisco during 1858-61, until the outbreak of the Civil War. (Marker Number 539.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Butterfield Overland Mail marker series.
 
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 35° 31.812′ N, 118° 57.723′ W. Marker was in Bakersfield, California, in Kern County. Marker was at the intersection of Glennville-Bakersfield/Granite Road and Round Mountain Road, on the left when traveling south on Glennville-Bakersfield/Granite Road. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Bakersfield CA 93308, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Kern County Veterans (approx. 6.7 miles away); Discovery Well (approx. 7.1 miles away); Gordons Ferry (approx. 7.3 miles away); Ethel's Old Corral (approx. 7.7 miles away); Oildale Waits Drilling Company (approx. 7.9 miles away); Granite Station
Posey Station of Butterfield Overland Mail Lines Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, November 28, 2009
2. Posey Station of Butterfield Overland Mail Lines Marker
(approx. 8.2 miles away); Oildale, A 100 Years Ago (approx. 9.3 miles away); Home of Elisha Stevens (approx. 9.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bakersfield.
 
Also see . . .
1. Butterfield Stage Overland Mail Company. A detailed history and photos. (Submitted on December 13, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 

2. John Butterfield and the Overland Stage. A biography of John Butterfield and the development of his stage company. (Submitted on December 13, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 

3. A Google Map Showing the Locations of California Stations and Stops. (Submitted on December 13, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,344 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of marker prior to going missing. Correction of text if needed. • Can you help?
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