Waddell's Station

Waddell's Station was a stage stand on the old Butterfield Overland Mail route in Indian Territory. It was located in what is now Atoka County, Oklahoma. It is sometimes confused with Roger's Station, a post-Civil War stage stand and post office, which was three miles (5 km) in an easterly direction from Waddell's.

Waddell's Station Site
Waddell's Station is located in Oklahoma
Waddell's Station
Waddell's Station is located in the United States
Waddell's Station
Nearest cityWesley, Oklahoma
Coordinates34°34′1″N 95°56′2″W / 34.56694°N 95.93389°W / 34.56694; -95.93389Coordinates: 34°34′1″N 95°56′2″W / 34.56694°N 95.93389°W / 34.56694; -95.93389
Area1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built1858
NRHP reference No.72001054[1][2]
Added to NRHPApril 13, 1972

Waddell's Station was added to the National Register of Historic Places (#72001054) in 1972.

SourcesEdit

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ Oklahoma State Historic Preservation Office
  • 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 19, 2006).
Butterfield Overland Mail in Indian Territory
Next station West
Geary's Station
15
miles
Waddell's Station 16
miles
Next station East
Blackburn's Station