Soldier's Farewell Stage Station

'Soldiers Farewell Stage Station[2] was a stagecoach stop of the 1858-1861 Butterfield Overland Mail route before the company moved to the central route (former Pony Express route). West of "Soldiers Farewell Hill" on the west bank of a drainage arroyo,[3] the stop was on the Butterfield Overland Mail route (1858-1861) in Grant County, New Mexico. According to the Overland Mail Company Through Time Schedule, it was 150 miles (33½ hours) west of El Paso, Texas and 184½ miles (41 hours) east of Tucson, Arizona. Located 42 miles east of Stein's Peak Station and 14 miles southwest of Ojo de Vaca Station.[4]

Soldiers Farewell Stage Station
Soldier's Farewell
Coordinates: 32°21′24″N 108°22′9″W
CountryUnited States
StateNew Mexico
CountyGrant County
5,144 ft (1,568 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
GNIS feature ID894993[1]


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