Colbert's Ferry
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas
N 33° 49.123 W 096° 32.150
14S E 728069 N 3744786
Quick Description: One of two markers at the Texas Infomation rest area.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 1/15/2011 11:50:12 AM
Waymark Code: WMAH2D
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member DunnYet
Views: 4

Marker Number: 7351

Marker Text:
Established about 1853 by Benjamin F. Colbert. Across it came thousands of immigrants into Texas in the fifties. The stages of the Southern Overland Mail Line, which provided mail and passenger service between St. Louis and San Francisco, crossed there, 1858 to 1861. Abandoned in 1931 when a highway bridge spanned the Red River.


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