Fisher's Station

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Carriage Point
Fisher's Station is located in Oklahoma
Fisher's Station
Fisher's Station is located in the US
Fisher's Station
Location 4 mi. W of Durant, Oklahoma in Bryan County
Nearest city Durant, Oklahoma
Coordinates 33°59′7″N 96°27′16″W / 33.98528°N 96.45444°W / 33.98528; -96.45444Coordinates: 33°59′7″N 96°27′16″W / 33.98528°N 96.45444°W / 33.98528; -96.45444
Built 1858
NRHP Reference # 72001058[1][2]
Added to NRHP June 29, 1972

Fisher's Station, also known as Carriage Point, was a stage stand on the old Butterfield Overland Mail route and the Texas Road in Indian Territory. It was located at the head of Island Bayou in what is now Bryan County, Oklahoma. Island Bayou was then the dividing line between the Chickasaw and Choctaw Nations. From March 23, 1869, to February 6, 1871, the Carriage Point post office existed at the site and it is generally referred to by that name in the area. The Fishers were a well known Choctaw family.

Fisher's Station (Carriage Point) was added to the National Register of Historic Places (#72001058) in 1972.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Oklahoma Historical Society State Historic Preservation Office". 

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Butterfield Overland Mail in Indian Territory
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Colbert's Ferry
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miles
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