Butterfield Overland Mail - Syracuse, MO
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N 38° 40.194 W 092° 52.437
15S E 510965 N 4280153
Terminal and Station for the Stage.
Waymark Code: WM3A2F
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 03/03/2008
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
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Marker Erected by: State Historical Society of Missouri. Date Marker Erected: 1958.
County of Marker: Morgan.
Location of Marker: US-50, @ post Office, Syracuse.

Marker Text:

IN MISSOURI -- 1858~1861
The George Shackelford Relay and Meal Station stood ½ mile south of Syracuse in Morgan County. In 1859, when the railroad reached Syracuse, it succeeded Tipton as Stage Terminus. Civil War activity closed the terminus in March, 1861.

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