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Nail's Crossing
Butterfield Overland Mail site of Nail's Crossing. Here was located a stage stand of the Butterfield Overland Mail route, under act of Congress, March 3, 1857. First mail service arrived here in September 1858, enroute to San Francisco, service continued until the outbreak of the War Between the States. Oklahoma Historical Society 1958.
Located in Bryan County, Oklahoma

 

Monday, December 22, 2014

Hmmm, nothing listed for today. Well we'll just have to look ahead.

Babbs Switch Tragic School Fire
On this day 35 people lost their lives while attending a Christmas party in a one room frame school house. The fire was started by a candle on a Christmas tree. A school building was built here in memorial and a model to point the way to safer county schools the nation over. The school was discontinued in 1943. Was dismantled and sold. more...
Wednesday, December 24, 1924

 

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