Butterfield Overland Mail
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 36° 19.807 W 119° 17.513
11S E 294285 N 4023002
Quick Description: This E Clampus Vitus marker is mounted on a large stone set in the sidewalk in downtown Visalia.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 11/3/2013 12:53:38 PM
Waymark Code: WMJDDH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
Views: 1

Long Description:
Butterfield Overland Mail

At this place, near midnight Oct. 8, 1858, Visalians greeted
with an anvil salute, the first coach of the pioneer
line to arrive from St. Louis. The Visalians hearty welcome
caused the only "through" passenger to remark "They
ought to be remembered in the history of the town, so
I hereby immortalize them."

Jim Savage Chapter 1852
E Clampus Vitus
Oct. 14, 1973

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