Near Merkel in Taylor County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Mountain Pass Station
(Site located 200 yards east)
Erected 1968 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3503.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Butterfield Overland Mail, and the San Antonio-El Paso Road marker series.
Location. 32° 19.266′ N, 100° 3.245′ W. Marker is near Merkel, Texas, in Taylor County. Marker is on County Road 351 0.2 miles south of County Road 350, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Merkel TX 79536, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Near Site of Indian Battle (here, next to this marker); Mulberry Canyon (approx. 5.9 miles away); Cornelia Clark Fort (approx. 5.9 miles away); In Vicinity of Coronado's Camp (approx. 6.2 miles away); Castle Peak (approx. 7.1 miles away); Vicinity of Indian Fight Drummond Cemetery (approx. 10.7 miles away); Camp Barkeley (approx. 11.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Merkel.
Also see . . .
1. Butterfield Overland Mail - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on October 7, 2014.)
2. Butterfield Overland Mail. From the Texas State Historical Associationís “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on October 7, 2014.)
3. San Antonio - El Paso Mail. From the Texas State Historical Associationís “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on October 7, 2014.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 7, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 280 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 7, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.