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(October 7, 2012) Enlarge Cistern near east side of Edwards's Store

  

(October 7, 2012) Enlarge Cemetery about 150 ft west of the store

     

(October 7, 2012) Enlarge A view of the stage route from Edward's Store looking east

(October 7, 2012) Enlarge The trail from the store looking southwest

     

(October 7, 2012) Enlarge  Map Oklahoma Historical Society marker for Trahern's Station. Latham community, 8 mi. west of Shady Point, Leflore County. Here the present county road is the approximate Butterfield route. View looking south from county road
 
The  Trahern home and station was located about three hundred feet south of the old Choctaw Council House (see panorama below)
 
The station was named for Judge James N. Trahern, the stage agent. Trahern was Choctaw Indian and long-time county judge for Skullyville County, Choctaw Nation
 
N35 07.411 W94 48.202
 
Links:
1. Exploring Oklahoma History: Trahern's Station
2. Trahern's Station - Wikipedia
3. Trahern Station Burial Ground

4. Trahern's Station - Oklahoma National Register Properties
5. Choctaw by Blood, the Traherns in Indian Territory

 

(October 7, 2012) Enlarge Trahern's Station marker

 

(October 7, 2012) Enlarge The old Latham store is in the trees to the left of the truck. The council house site is about 200 ft beyond the store to the northeast. Site of Trahern's Station is between the road and the clump of trees at right center of picture. View looking east

 

(October 7, 2012) Enlarge Trace of the Butterfield Trail between Brazil Station and Trahern's Station

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