Soldier's Farewell Stage Station

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Soldiers Farewell Stage Station
Nickname(s): Soldier's Farewell
Soldier's Farewell Stage Station is located in New Mexico
Soldier's Farewell Stage Station
Soldier's Farewell Stage Station is located in the US
Soldier's Farewell Stage Station
Coordinates: 32°21′24″N 108°22′9″W / 32.35667°N 108.36917°W / 32.35667; -108.36917Coordinates: 32°21′24″N 108°22′9″W / 32.35667°N 108.36917°W / 32.35667; -108.36917
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Grant County
Elevation 5,144 ft (1,568 m)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
GNIS feature ID 894993[1]

'Soldiers Farewell Stage Station[2] was a stagecoach stop of the 1858-1861 Butterfield Overland Mail route before the company moved to the central route (former Pony Express route). West of "Soldiers Farewell Hill" on the west bank of a drainage arroyo,[3] the stop was on the Butterfield Overland Mail route (1858-1861) in Grant County, New Mexico. According to the Overland Mail Company Through Time Schedule, it was 150 miles (33½ hours) west of El Paso, Texas and 184½ miles (41 hours) east of Tucson, Arizona. Located 42 miles east of Stein's Peak Station and 14 miles southwest of Ojo de Vaca Station.[4]


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Soldiers Farewell Stage Station (894993)". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2013-08-03.
  3. ^ Google Maps
  4. ^ List of Stations from New York Times, October 14 1858, Itinerary of the Route

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