Ottumwa in Wapello County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 4
Blazed in 1835 by the
First U.S. Dragoons
Stephen W. Kearny
Erected 1938 by Iowa Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration • Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
Location. 41° 4.756′ N, 92° 24.617′ W. Marker is in Ottumwa, Iowa, in Wapello County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 63 and Angle Rd, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 63. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13120 Angle Rd Ottumwa, IA 52501, Ottumwa IA 52501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Ottumwa Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.6 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.6 miles away); Curtis King (approx. 5.9 miles away); J P Strother McHaffey Opera House (approx. 14.8 miles away); Charles M. Martin (approx. 14.9 miles away); Doodlebug (approx. 14.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ottumwa.
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.
Also see . . . The Mormon Trail Network. On page 425 (The Des Moines River Valley Trail) in the book "The Mormon Trail Network in Iowa 1838-1863: A New Look" (Submitted on May 4, 2015, by Benjamin M. Snyder of Ankeny, Iowa.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2015, by Benjamin M. Snyder of Ankeny, Iowa. This page has been viewed 437 times since then and 13 times this year. Last updated on September 19, 2019, by Benjamin M. Snyder of Ankeny, Iowa. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 27, 2015, by Benjamin M. Snyder of Ankeny, Iowa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.