Pecos in Reeves County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
(20 mi. SE)
Often called the California Emigrants' Crossing, or the Red River Trail crossing, it was also the one used in 1858 by coaches of Butterfield Overland Mail, which had an adobe station and a high-walled adobe corral there.
Erected 1972 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1473.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Butterfield Overland Mail marker series.
Location. 31° 25.66′ N, 103° 29.727′ W. Marker is in Pecos, Texas, in Reeves County. Marker is at the intersection of East 1st Street and South Cedar Street (U.S. 285), on the left when traveling west on East 1st Street. Touch for map. Marker is in front of West of the Pecos Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 East 1st Street, Pecos TX 79772, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mrs. Lillie W. Cole (here, next to this marker); Spanish Explorers (here, next to this marker); Reeves County-Pecos, Texas (a few steps from this marker); The Pecos Cantaloupe (a few steps from this marker); Orient Hotel (a few steps from this marker); George R. Reeves (approx. ¼ mile away); Reeves County World War II Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Reeves County Korean & Vietnam War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pecos.
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Categories. • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 21, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 327 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 21, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.