Near Silver Springs in Lyon County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Bucklands Station Famous Historical Point
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pony Express National Historic Trail marker series.
Location. 39° 17.679′ N, 119° 15.085′ W. Marker is near Silver Springs, Nevada, in Lyon County. Marker can be reached from Alternate U.S. 95 8½ miles from U.S. 50. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Silver Springs NV 89429, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Buckland's Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Desert Well Station (approx. 7.8 miles away); Wabuska (approx. 11.1 miles away); Lahontan Dam (approx. 15.3 miles away); Miller & Lux Ranch Pizen Switch Holdings (approx. 15.7 miles away).
More about this marker. The marker is fixed on a beige steel waist-high mount, located in front of a paddock on the north side of the Buckland's Station house.
Also see . . .
1. Buckland's Station. XP Pony Express Home Station's history of Buckland's Station: "Located across the Carson River from what was to be the future site (Submitted on February 25, 2010.)
2. Fort Churchill State Historic Park. The Nevada Division of State Parks' page on Fort Churchill, including a short section on Buckland's Station. (Submitted on February 25, 2010.)
1. Bucklands Station
The ranch house is restored on the lower level and furnished from the period. It is open in the summer on weekends for a few hours a day. There is a short video that tells the story of Buckland Station.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 25, 2010, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,145 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 25, 2010, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. 4. submitted on July 17, 2010, by LaDonna Hughes of Silver Springs, Nevada. 5. submitted on February 25, 2010, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.