Blackburn's Station

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Blackburn's Station Site
Blackburn's Station is located in Oklahoma
Blackburn's Station
Blackburn's Station is located in the US
Blackburn's Station
Nearest city Pittsburg, Oklahoma
Coordinates 34°41′5″N 95°44′39″W / 34.68472°N 95.74417°W / 34.68472; -95.74417Coordinates: 34°41′5″N 95°44′39″W / 34.68472°N 95.74417°W / 34.68472; -95.74417
Area 5 acres (2.0 ha)
Built 1861
NRHP Reference # 73001568[1]
Added to NRHP March 7, 1973

Blackburn's Station was a stage stand on the old Butterfield Overland Mail route in Indian Territory. It was located in what is now Pittsburg County, Oklahoma. The station was named for Casper B. Blackburn, an inter-married Choctaw and trader.

Blackburn's Station was added to the National Register of Historic Places (#73001568) in 1973.

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 21, 2006).
Butterfield Overland Mail in Indian Territory
Next station West
Waddell's Station
16
miles
Blackburn's Station 17
miles
Next station East
Pusley's Station

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.