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Cassville in Barry 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.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 9, 2012
1. Butterfield Overland Mail in Missouri - 1858-1861 Marker
Inscription.  

Cassville, the last town
on the route of
the Butterfield Mail in Missouri,
was not a relay station
but the coaches stopped
for mail and passengers

 
Erected 1958 by State Historical Society of Missouri.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Butterfield Overland Mail, and the Missouri, The State Historical Society of series lists.
 
Location. 36° 40.732′ N, 93° 52.099′ W. Marker is in Cassville, Missouri, in Barry County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Road Y) and 7th Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Marker is on the south grounds of the county courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 Main Street, Cassville MO 65625, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Secession Convention in Cassville (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial
Butterfield Overland Mail in Missouri - 1858-1861 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 9, 2012
2. Butterfield Overland Mail in Missouri - 1858-1861 Marker
Barry County Courthouse in background
Click or scan to see
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(approx. half a mile away); Roaring River School (approx. 6.7 miles away); Purdy Veteran's Memorial (approx. 10 miles away); Potts' Hill (approx. 15.2 miles away in Arkansas); Butterfield Overland Mail in Missouri — 1858-1861 (approx. 15½ miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 9, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 609 times since then and 102 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 9, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Dec. 6, 2022