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FLETCHER STAGE STATION NEVADA
An Oasis in its time

Unoccupied Historic Stage Stop
Mineral County
Circa 1860's to 1918

Located at a beautiful natural spring, Fletcher, originally called "Six Mile Station", was a stage stop serving travelers on the Sonoma to Aurora and Bodie line. The stage station also served traffic traveling from Bodie to Hawthorne Nevada, where they were able to catch the Carson & Colorado railhead. A post office also operated here off and on during the stations existence. The station shut down it's operation sometime in 1918 when travel slowed as populations shrunk dramatically at nearby Aurora and Bodie.

The area surrounding Fletcher is beautiful. There is green grass, and tall shade trees fed by a natural spring that makes this historic location a wonderful place to visit, or take a peaceful rest. The remains of an old stone building and old stage stable are still present. located in the middle of the high desert, it can be considered an oasis. The only other sites I am aware of with such inviting greenery are the Elbow and area between Masonic and the Chemung Site.

 

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Only Standing Structure Remaining At Fletcher

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Hey Frank, don't forget your toilet paper!
You'll have to excuse Frank, he ate chili beans for dinner on the trail last night.


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