900 miles on the Butterfield Trail

by A. C. Greene

Publisher: University of North Texas Press in Denton, Tex

Written in English
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Places:

  • West (U.S.)

Subjects:

  • Butterfield Overland Trail.,
  • Coaching (Transportation) -- West (U.S.) -- History.,
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific.,
  • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-280) and index.

Other titlesNine hundred miles on the Butterfield Trail.
Statementby A.C. Greene.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF593 .G8145 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination293 p. :
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1095567M
ISBN 100929398734
LC Control Number94020107
OCLC/WorldCa30510497

The Jackass Mail and Butterfield’s Overland Mail Company simultaneously used miles of the Southern Overland Trail, from El Paso, Texas, to Carrizo Creek, California, until the line was suspended at the beginning of the Civil War. — Courtesy Gerald T. Ahnert Collection —. Contact Information. Mailing Address: Union Circle # Denton, TX Physical Address: W. Highland Street Willis Library, Room P.   Syfy is only 6 years old and is frequently able to hike 3 miles at a time, so I figured a trip where we hiked 5 miles a day for three days, would be the perfect starter amount for everyone. This led me to the 15 mile Butterfield Hiking Trail in Devil's Den, AR.   In , at almost seventeen, a determined and fearless Gracie Tipton mounts her horse in Nashville, Tennessee and travels two thousand miles of the Butterfield Trail, an overland mail route to San Francisco. Her father has been hired as station man at The Pinery in the Guadalupe Mountains of Texas and New Mexico.

We have seen several Butterfield Trail makers in our travels, but found this one when we stopped to see the Middle Boggy Creek Confederate Cemetery. Book on Wagon Road or Trial: " Miles on the Butterfield Trail" by A. C. Greene (available from Amazon) Website Explination. Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension. The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction. In Texas, the Butterfield Overland Mail service created by Congress on March 3, , operated until Ma The route that was operated extended from San Francisco, California to Los Angeles, then across the Colorado Desert to Fort Yuma, then across New Mexico Territory via, Tucson and Mesilla, New Mexico to Franklin, Texas, midpoint on the route.   The Butterfield Trail ran for a distance of miles across its Arizona portion and included a total of 25 stops. Pretty much all traces of those stations have disappeared, but there is one spot where a few remnants survive, and that was my goal one winter’s day – to pay a .

Miles on the Butterfield Trail (Paperback or Softback) $ $ Free shipping. US-Mexican-Stories That Happened Along the Cactus Border-Photographs-History. $ A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable) included for hard Seller Rating: % positive. The Butterfield Overland Mail was a transport and mail delivery system that employed stagecoaches that traveled on a specific route between St. Louis, Missouri and San Francisco, California and which passed through the New Mexico was created by the United States Congress on March 3, , and operated until Ma The route that was operated extended from where the ferry. Butterfield’s Overland Mail Company carried the first successful overland transcontinental mail by stagecoach through Arkansas as it went from the Mississippi River to California. Though only running from through , it was the longest stagecoach line in world history at approximately 2, miles and was a major factor in the settlement and development of Arkansas and the American. On Tuesday, March 15th, author Gerald T. Ahnert will discuss his book The Butterfield Trail and Overland Mail Company in Arizona, , at a.m. at the Foothills Library. Over the course of forty-seven years of research, Mr. Ahnert was able to collect many first-hand accounts about the stagecoach service.

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The San Antonio and San Diego Mail Line was operating on miles of the improved trail and benefited by the regularly spaced water holes at Butterfield's stations. In OctoberSuperintendent Isaiah C. Woods complimented Butterfield for these improvements and the benefit to the San Antonio and San Diego Mail Line.

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Learn More. copyright TEXAS STATE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION. The Butterfield Hiking Trail gets its name from the Butterfield Stagecoach which ran in the area between The Butterfield Trail is one of the few looped backpacking trails in the state.

Beginning in Devil's Den State Park near the park's pavilion, the trail crosses Hwy. 74 and passes near Mount Olive. Scenic views, such as Blackburn Creek and Vista Point, are plentiful. The Butterfield Trail will separate from the Lee Creek Trail and head east ascending feet over 2 miles to the Hwy 74 Trailhead (Mile ).

Part of the trail follows an old road bed, part of the original Butterfield stage route connecting Fayetteville and Fort Smith before the Civil War. Miles on the Butterfield Trail, uncorrected printouts, undated: 7: Miles on the Butterfield Trail, Original manuscript with hand corrections, undated: 8: Miles on the Butterfield Trail, early typescript pages, undated: 9: Miles on the Butterfield Trail, Early draft "Butterfield Trail Across Texas," undated: Miles on the.

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Greene, “Ghost Town. Kelsey Peak (10, ft) is located along the Oquirrh Mountains, the large mountain range just West of 's not the highest summit in the range (Flat Top Mountain is the high point), yet hiking to the peak is very can knock out three peaks in one morning - Butterfield Peaks, White Pine Peak (aka Wans Peak on some older maps), and Kelsey Peak.

The Butterfield Hiking Trail is a mile loop with the trailhead in Devil’s Den State Park near West Fork, Arkansas. The state park is located next to the Ozark National Forest. Ten miles of the trail run the national forest.

It’s a popular trail for backpacking. Most people spend one night on the trail, but we opted to spend two nights.I carried this big set over the 1, miles of the Butterfield Trail from the Red River of Texas to Los Angeles—despite the mileage figure of the title.

The Conklings left no stone unturned if it had any relation to the Butterfield Overland Mail Co., John Butterfield himself, or .