Lamar in Prowers County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Madonna of the Trail
Covered Wagon Days
(Right Side Panel)
A place of historical lore noted for Indian lodges; shelter from storm and heat; food supply for beast; bivouac for expeditions; scene of many councils.
The National Old Trails Road
(Left Side Panel)
In commemoration of “Big Timbers” extending eastward and westward along Arkansas River approximately twenty miles and of Bent’s New Fort later Fort Wise 1852-1866
Erected 1928 by National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & Vehicles • Women. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Madonnas of the Trail series lists.
Location. 38° 5.362′ N, 102° 37.143′ W. Marker is in Lamar, Colorado, in Prowers County. Marker Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lamar CO 81052, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Welcome to Colorado - Lamar Country (within shouting distance of this marker); Steam Locomotive No. 1819 (within shouting distance of this marker); Experience the Past on the Santa Fe Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Lamar Railroad Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); Prowers County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Harmony and Perfection in Wilson Garden (approx. 0.2 miles away); Santa Fe Trail (approx. 1.8 miles away); Explore Big Timbers Region (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lamar.
More about this marker. This memorial is one of the 12 Madonna of the Trail memorials placed by the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1926-1929. For more information on these memorials, see the interpretive sign The Madonna of the Trail in the HMdb.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2017, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 305 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 12, 2017, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.