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Butterfield Stage—Tucson Route

 

The Butterfield State had a route through Southern Arizona from July 1857 to March 1861. The Butterfield’s station was in the northwest corner of Tucson. One of Tucson’s restaurants is built on the remains of the station. The restaurant is Lil Abner's steakhouse at 8501 N. Silverbell Road.

Sources:

“Swap May Save Hohokam Site” Arizona Daily Star, May 28, 2006, Page B1. 

“Steak Dinner Will Suit Dad to a T” Arizona Daily Star June 17, 1994, Page E12. 

“Traffic Turns Country Ways to Dust; Old Rural Life is Fading into Tract Homes” Arizona Daily Star March 29, 1994, Page 1.

 

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