Route of the Southern Overland Mail Line - Bronte vicinity, Coke County, Texas
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Directions: from Bronte, take US 277 north about 11 miles to roadside park
Marker #: 5081004374
Year Dedicated: 1936
Size, type: 36' Centennial - Highway Marker (pink)
Last reported condition: Replace bronze 1936 and circle
Route of the Southern Overland Mail Line - One mile southeast to Fort Chadbourne, a station on the Butterfield mail and stage line, which linked St. Louis and San Francisco, 1858 - 1861. The fort was established in 1852, occupied until its surrender to state forces in 1861, and garrisoned at times after the Civil War.
Decimal degrees:  N 32.032487   W -100.260710
Degrees, minutes: N 32 01.949   W 0100 15.643
UTM: Zone 14, Easting 380957, Northing 3544731
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