Waddell's Station

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Waddell's Station Site
Waddell's Station is located in Oklahoma
Waddell's Station
Nearest city Wesley, Oklahoma
Coordinates 34°34′1″N 95°56′2″W / 34.56694°N 95.93389°W / 34.56694; -95.93389Coordinates: 34°34′1″N 95°56′2″W / 34.56694°N 95.93389°W / 34.56694; -95.93389
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1858
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 72001054[1][2]
Added to NRHP April 13, 1972

Waddell's Station was a stage stand on the old Butterfield Overland Mail route in Indian Territory. It was located in what is now Atoka County, Oklahoma. It is sometimes confused with Roger's Station, a post-Civil War stage stand and post office, which was three miles (5 km) in an easterly direction from Waddell's.

Waddell's Station was added to the National Register of Historic Places (#72001054) in 1972.

Sources[edit]

  • Shirk, George H. Oklahoma Place Names. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1987: ISBN 0-8061-2028-2 .
  • Wright, Murial H.; George H. Shirk; Kenny A. Franks. Mark of Heritage. Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Historical Society, 1976
  • Wright, Muriel H. "The Butterfield Overland Mail One Hundred Years Ago", Chronicles of Oklahoma 35:1 (January 1957) 55-71 (accessed August 19, 2006).
Butterfield Overland Mail in Indian Territory
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miles
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miles
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