FIRST - Westbound Mail & Passengers
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
N 38° 39.180 W 092° 47.189
15S E 518578 N 4278292
Quick Description: Tipton,Missouri Terminus of the Butterfield Overland Mail and Stage
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 3/28/2007 11:49:41 AM
Waymark Code: WM1BVD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 22

Long Description:
The First West bound mail and passenges carried by the Butterfield Stage left Tipton Missouri on September 16,1858.
It arrived in San Fransico 24 days 2,700 miles later across rivers,deserts,mountains and hostile Indians.

It was replaced as Terminus when the Railroad reached Syracuse to the west in the summer of 1859.
FIRST - Classification Variable: Item or Event

Date of FIRST: 09/16/1858

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