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Albuquerque in Bernalillo County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Madonna of the Trail

 
 
Madonna of the Trail Marker - West Face image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 22, 2011
1. Madonna of the Trail Marker - West Face
Inscription.
(West Face):
N.S.D.A.R. Memorial
to the
Pioneer Mothers
of the
Covered Wagon Days

(South Face):
Into the primitive west
Face upflung toward the sun
Bravely she came
Her children besides her,
Here she made them a home
Beautiful Pioneer Mother!

(East Face):
The National Old Trails Road

(North Face):
To the pioneer mother
of America
through whose courage
and sacrifice
the desert has blossomed
the camp became home
the blazed trail the thorofare

 
Erected 1928 by National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Madonnas of the Trail marker series.
 
Location. 35° 5.576′ N, 106° 38.99′ W. Marker is in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in Bernalillo County. Marker is at the intersection of 4th Street NW and Marble Avenue NW, on the right when traveling north on 4th Street NW. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Albuquerque NM 87102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles
Madonna of the Trail Marker - South Face image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 22, 2011
2. Madonna of the Trail Marker - South Face
of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hotel Alvarado (approx. 0.7 miles away); Albuquerque Electric Streetcar System (approx. 0.7 miles away); Harvey Girls / Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter, 1869 - 1958 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Dominguez y Escalante Expedition (approx. one mile away); Founding Women of Albuquerque (approx. one mile away); Cuarto Centenario Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); La Jornada (approx. 1.1 miles away); Casa de Armijo (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Albuquerque.
 
More about this marker. Originally installed near this site in McClellan Park, September 27, 1928.
Relocated and re-dedicated September 27, 1998 by the City of Albuquerque Public Art Program.
 
Categories. Exploration
 
Madonna of the Trail Marker - East Face image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 22, 2011
3. Madonna of the Trail Marker - East Face
Madonna of the Trail Marker - North Face image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 22, 2011
4. Madonna of the Trail Marker - North Face
Madonna of the Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 22, 2011
5. Madonna of the Trail Marker
Madonna of the Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 22, 2011
6. Madonna of the Trail Marker
Madonna of the Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 22, 2011
7. Madonna of the Trail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 529 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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