Uncovered Texas

Abilene


Valley Creek Station


Maintained at falls and crossing of Valley Creek, 1858 to 1861, as a stage stop for the Butterfield Overland Mail. The twice-weekly mail and passenger line stretched from San Francisco to St. Louis, crossing northwest corner of Taylor County and passing six miles west of present Abilene. (1968)

Off FM 1086, about 25 mi. SW of Abilene Abilene, Texas

Taylor County

Year Erected: 1968

Marker Type: 20" x 20"

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