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Montrose in Lee County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Here Began the Dragoon Trail

 
 
Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 1 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Benjamin M. Snyder, August 24, 2019
1. Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 1 Marker
Inscription.  Here Began the Dragoon Trail Blazed in 1835 by the First U.S. Dragoons under Colonel Stephen W. Kearny
 
Erected 1938 by Daughters of the American Revolution. (Marker Number 1.)
 
Location. 40° 31.945′ N, 91° 24.897′ W. Marker is in Montrose, Iowa, in Lee County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 404) and 1st Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Marker is located on a post at the NW corner of Main Street and 1st Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Montrose IA 52639, 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. The First Fort Des Moines (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eyes Westward (approx. one mile away in Illinois); Exodus to Greatness (approx. 1.1 miles away in Illinois); Red Brick Store (approx. 1.3 miles away in Illinois); The Homestead (approx. 1.3 miles away in Illinois); Nauvoo House (approx. 1.3 miles away in
Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 1 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Benjamin M. Snyder, August 24, 2019
2. Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 1 Marker
Illinois); Bidamon Stable (approx. 1.3 miles away in Illinois); Nauvoo Survey Stone (approx. 1.4 miles away in Illinois).
 
Regarding Here Began the Dragoon Trail. This is the only Dragoon Maker on a post, all the others are placed on stones
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
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Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 1 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Benjamin M. Snyder, August 24, 2019
3. Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 1 Marker
Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 1 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Benjamin M. Snyder, August 24, 2019
4. Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 1 Marker
Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 1 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Benjamin M. Snyder, August 24, 2019
5. Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 1 Marker
Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 1 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Benjamin M. Snyder, August 24, 2019
6. Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 1 Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 28, 2019, by Benjamin M. Snyder of Ankeny, Iowa. This page has been viewed 70 times since then. Last updated on August 29, 2019, by Benjamin M. Snyder of Ankeny, Iowa. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 26, 2019, by Benjamin M. Snyder of Ankeny, Iowa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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