Trahern's Station

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Trahern's Station
Trahern's Station is located in Oklahoma
Trahern's Station
Trahern's Station is located in the US
Trahern's Station
Location 9 mi. W of Shadypoint, Shadypoint, Oklahoma
Coordinates 35°7′10″N 94°48′13″W / 35.11944°N 94.80361°W / 35.11944; -94.80361Coordinates: 35°7′10″N 94°48′13″W / 35.11944°N 94.80361°W / 35.11944; -94.80361
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1858
NRHP Reference # 72001073[1]
Added to NRHP April 25, 1972

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.

Trahern's Station, 2015

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  • 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 23, 2006).
Butterfield Overland Mail in Indian Territory
Next station West
Holloway's Station
19
miles
Trahern's Station 16
miles
Next station East
Walker's Station

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