Springfield in Clark County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Madonna of the Trail
N S D A R Memorial
Covered Wagon Days
Text on the Left (West) Side of Monument:
Completed by the
To This Point in 1839.
From this Point Westward
Built by the States Through
Which it Passes.
Text on the Back (North) Side of Monument:
Old Trails Road.
Text on the Right (East) Side of Monument:
General George Rogers Clark
Vanquished the Shawnee
Confederacy August 8, 1780
Resulting in Opening the
Erected 1928 by the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers • Women. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Madonnas of the Trail series lists.
Location. 39° 55.485′ N, 83° 48.672′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Ohio, in Clark County. Marker is on West Main Street near Fisher Street. This marker is located on the northwest corner of the intersection. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 46 West Main Street, Springfield OH 45502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Madonna of the Trail (here, next to this marker); 75th Anniversary of the Madonna of the Trail Statue (here, next to this marker); Site of Springfield's First Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Rogers Clark (about 400 feet away); H. A. "Harry" Toulmin Sr. (about 500 feet away); Esplanade/Fountain Square (about 700 feet away); City Building (about 800 feet away); A. B. Graham (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
More about this marker. In September of 2011, this Madonna of the Trail Statue, along with two other related markers, were moved to this location from their previous location, which was 2.0 miles west of this spot, along West Main Street, just west of Buck Creek (see HMDB #45529).
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 148 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on September 18, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.