Near San Angelo in Tom Green County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The Butterﬁeld or California Trail
Crossed at this Point
Marked by the Pocahontas Chapter D.A.R.
Erected 1928 by Pocahontas Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Butterfield Overland Mail, and the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 31° 33.048′ N, 100° 30.494′ W. Marker is near San Angelo, Texas, in Tom Green County. Marker is on U.S. 87 0.6 miles south of March Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located at a roadside picnic area accessible only from the southbound lanes of US 87. Marker is in this post office area: San Angelo TX 76901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sheep and Goat Industry (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Butterfield Stage Station at Grape Creek (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Old Chicken Farm Art Center (approx. 5.6 miles away); City Hall (approx. 7.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. Emmanuel Episcopal Church (approx. 7.3 miles away); The San Angelo Standard (approx. 7.3 miles away); Tom Green County Courthouse (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Angelo.
Also see . . .
1. Butterfield Overland Mail - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on July 27, 2016.)
2. Butterfield Overland Mail. From the Texas State Historical Association's "Handbook of Texas Online". (Submitted on July 27, 2016.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 27, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.