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Syracuse in Morgan County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Butterfield Overland Mail in Missouri - 1858-1861

 
 
Butterfield Overland Mail in Missouri - 1858-1861 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 22, 2012
1. Butterfield Overland Mail in Missouri - 1858-1861 Marker
Inscription.

The George Shackelford Relay and Meal Station stood ½ miles south of Syracuse in Morgan County. In 1859, when the railroad reached Syracuse, it succeeded Tipton as Stage terminus. Civil War activity closed the terminus in March, 1861.
 
Erected 1958 by State Historical Society of Missouri.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Butterfield Overland Mail, and the Missouri, State Historical Society of marker series.
 
Location. 38° 40.184′ N, 92° 52.43′ W. Marker is in Syracuse, Missouri, in Morgan County. Marker is on Front Street (U.S. 50) east of Washington Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 218 East Front Street, Syracuse MO 65354, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of First St. Andrew Catholic Church (approx. 4.3 miles away); Tipton (approx. 4.9 miles away); William Tipton Seely (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Butterfield Overland Mail. (Submitted on November 26, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Butterfield Overland Mail at Tipton, Missouri. (Submitted on November 26, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Butterfield Overland Mail in Missouri - 1858-1861 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 22, 2012
2. Butterfield Overland Mail in Missouri - 1858-1861 Marker

3. Butterfield Overland Mail Record Book at National Postal Museum. (Submitted on November 26, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 484 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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