El Paso in El Paso County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
El Paso International Airport / The Butterfield Trail / Refinery Area
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Communications • Natural Resources • Roads & Vehicles.
Location. 31° 46.961′ N, 106° 28.777′ W. Marker is in El Paso, Texas, in El Paso County. Marker is on Scenic Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2208 Scenic Drive, El Paso TX 79902, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Scenic Drive (here, next to this marker); William Beaumont General Hospital /Biggs Air Force Base / Fort Bliss (here, next to this marker); The Rio Grande Rectification Project (here, next to this marker); El Paso Lower Valley Missions/ Cordova Island/ The City and County of El Paso (a few steps from this marker); The Franklin Mountains (a few steps from this marker); The Rainmakers of 1891 (a few steps from this marker); The Rio Grande Irrigation Project The Chamizal Settlement (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Paso.
Also see . . .
1. El Paso International Airport History. The creation of the Airport was encouraged by Charles A. Lindbergh on September 24, 1927 while visiting El Paso. (Submitted on November 13, 2010.)
2. Butterfield Overland Stage Route. On September 15, 1857, 56 year old John Butterfield of the John Butterfield Company was awarded the mail contract by Congress to deliver mail to and from California. (Submitted on November 13, 2010.)
3. History of Phelps Dodge Corporation. (Submitted on November 13, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 12, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 766 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 12, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 6. submitted on September 2, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.