Trahern's Station


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Here was located a stage stand of the Butterfield Overland Mail Route, under acto fo congress, March 3, 1857. First mail state arrived here in September, 1958, enroute to San Francisco, Service continued until the outbreate of war between the state.Oklahoma Historical Societ, 1958


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eight miles west of Shady Point, OK on CR E-15000 to Latham, OK *


35.121593478385286, -94.79948043823242
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Trahern's Station was a stage stand on the old Butterfield Overland Mail route in Indian Territory. It was located in what is now Le Flore County, Oklahoma. The station was named for Judge James N. Trahern, the stage agent. Trahern was a Choctaw Indian and a long-time county judge for Skullyville County, Choctaw Nation.

Trahern's Station was added to the National Register of Historic Places (#72001073) in 1972.
National Register of Historic Places
Trahern's Station ** (added 1972 - Site - #72001073)
9 mi. W of Shadypoint, Shadypoint
  • Historic Significance: Event
  • Area of Significance: Communications, Transportation, Commerce
  • Period of Significance: 1850-1874
  • Owner: Private
  • Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
  • Historic Sub-function: Post Office, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
  • Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Funerary
  • Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Graves/Burials
Links: * Location of marker unconfirmed at this time, GPS Coordinates from other source.

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