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El Paso in El Paso County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Stage Station

 
 
Stage Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 21, 2012
1. Stage Station Marker
Inscription.  This block was the site of the stage station of the Southern Overland Mail line which connected St. Louis and San Francisco with a semi-weekly stage and mail service, 1858-1861.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 5090.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 31° 45.41′ N, 106° 29.315′ W. Marker is in El Paso, Texas, in El Paso County. Marker is at the intersection of South El Paso Street and East Overland Avenue, on the right when traveling north on South El Paso Street. Marker is on the Southeast corner. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: El Paso TX 79901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Montgomery Building (within shouting distance of this marker); La Patria Newspaper (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hotel Paso Del Norte (about 400 feet away);
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A City Is Born (about 400 feet away); Pioneer Plaza (about 600 feet away); El Paso (about 600 feet away); Fray García de San Francisco (about 600 feet away); The First Kindergarten in Texas (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Paso.
 
Stage Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 21, 2012
2. Stage Station Marker
Stage Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 21, 2012
3. Stage Station Marker
Marker is in the center of the photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 30, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 481 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 30, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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