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Butterfield Overland Mail Route Segment

Butterfield Overland Mail Route Segment
Nearest city Strickler, Arkansas
Coordinates

35°47′22″N 94°20′21″W / 35.78944°N 94.33917°W / 35.78944; -94.33917Coordinates: 35°47′22″N 94°20′21″W / 35.78944°N 94.33917°W / 35.78944; -94.33917{{#coordinates:35|47|22|N|94|20|21|W|region:US-AR_type:landmark |primary |name=

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Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 10000347[1]
Added to NRHP June 9, 2010

The Butterfield Overland Mail Route Segment is a stretch of historic roadway in Washington and Crawford counties in northwestern Arkansas. It consists of more than Script error: No such module "convert". of adjoining sections of Bugscuffle and Old Cove City Roads that were once part of the major north-south route between Fayetteville and Van Buren, which are documented to have existed since 1839. The roadway is still a dirt road, about Script error: No such module "convert". wide. It was historically used by the Butterfield Overland Mail service between 1858 and 1861.[2]

The roadway segment was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Butterfield Overland Mail Route Segment" (PDF). Arkansas Preservation. Retrieved 2015-03-21. 


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