Riddle's Station


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Riddle's Station was a stage stand on the old Butterfield Overland Mail route in Indian Territory. It was located on the west side of the Forche Maline in what is now Latimer County. The station was named for Captain John Riddle, the operator. Riddle was a mixed-blood Choctaw and a prominent member of the Nation. He served many terms on the Choctaw Council. In 1858, the Council granted Riddle the right to build a bridge and tollbooth across the Forche Maline near his station.Riddle's Station was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. **


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Hwy-270 & Lutie Rd east 2-1/2 mi (East side of cemetery on east side of dirt road)Wilburton, Oklahoma / Located on county road at Old Riddle Cemetery


34.920172, -95.256437
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