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Butterfield Stage Route

     
California State Historical Marker, Tulare County
 
 
SW corner of Hermosa St (Ave 228) and State Hwy 65, 1 mi W of Lindsay, Lindsay, CA, USA

Latitude & Longitude:
36.203153, -119.105028
 
 
      This route, following an earlier emigrant trail, was laid out in the 1850s as part of the Stockton-Los Angeles Road. It was used from 1858 to 1861 by the Butterfield Overland Mail stages to carry the first overland mail service on a regular schedule between St. Louis and San Francisco.
 
Last updated: 11/11/2009 11:05:23





Butterfield Stage Route Historical Marker Location Map, Lindsay, California