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Near Dover in Lafayette County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Tabo Creek

The Santa Fe Trail

 
 
Tabo Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, October 29, 2015
1. Tabo Creek Marker
Inscription.  A ferry built by Adam Lightner in 1821 may have carried William Becknell's first trade expedition to Santa Fe in that year.
 
Erected by Missouri River Outfitters Chapter of the Santa Fe Trail Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Santa Fe Trail series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1821.
 
Location. 39° 11.391′ N, 93° 43.84′ W. Marker is near Dover, Missouri, in Lafayette County. Marker is on Missouri Route 24, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dover MO 64022, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Santa Fe Trail (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Santa Fe Trail (approx. 2.1 miles away); Lion of Lucerne (approx. 6.3 miles away); Our Confederate Dead (approx. 6.3 miles away); Confederate States of America - National Flags (approx. 6.3 miles away); Confederate States of America - Battle Flags
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(approx. 6.3 miles away); Confederate Memorial State Historic Site (approx. 6.3 miles away); Confederate Home Chapel Restoration (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dover.
 
Tabo Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, October 29, 2015
2. Tabo Creek Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 643 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 10, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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