Site of Mark Fury Ranch Stage Stand

Site of Mark Fury Ranch Stage Stand (HM1YPI)

Location: Eldorado, TX 76936 Schleicher County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 3.959', W 100° 30.684'

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Originally part of the Mark Fury Ranch, this site was used as a stagecoach stop from 1894 to 1909. Theodore Jackson Savell (1872-1954) owned and operated the line between San Angelo and Sonora. Six mornings each week a horn was blown to announce the arrival of the stage. In emergencies on the road, help was prompt because the line served as a thread of life for this remote area. The Savell stages were instrumental in the early development of the region, providing passenger, mail, and express service.
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HM NumberHM1YPI
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Year Placed1980
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 355804 N 3437896
Decimal Degrees31.06598333, -100.51140000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 3.959', W 100° 30.684'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 3' 57.54" N, 100° 30' 41.04" W
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Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near US-277, Eldorado TX 76936, US
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