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Near Lowell in Benton County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Butterfield Stagecoach Road

Established 1858

 
 
The Butterfield Stagecoach Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 15, 2013
1. The Butterfield Stagecoach Road Marker
Inscription. This marker, set on the Butterfield Stagecoach Road, is placed near the spot where the trail crossed the east-west road between Huntsville and the Robinson settlement in western Benton County. John Robinson, a Revolutionary soldier, settled here about 1837 and the "road to Robinson" was designated at this point as "Robinson Cross Roads".
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Butterfield Overland Mail marker series.
 
Location. 36° 14.317′ N, 94° 6.924′ W. Marker is near Lowell, Arkansas, in Benton County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Wire Road and Apple Blossom Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Old Wire Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lowell AR 72745, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rev. James M. Ingram (approx. 0.7 miles away); Original Site of Bloomington (Mudtown) Arkansas (approx. 0.9 miles away); Canning Factory (approx. 1.4 miles away); Old City Jail (approx. 1 miles away); Train Depot (approx. 1.6 miles away); Lowell Postal Service (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Bank of Lowell (approx. 1.6 miles away); Evaporator Near Railroad Track (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lowell.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismRoads & VehiclesSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
The Butterfield Stagecoach Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 15, 2013
2. The Butterfield Stagecoach Road Marker
view southwest at intersection of Old Wire Road (left/right) and Apple Blossom Avenue (in foreground).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2013, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 519 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 23, 2013, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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