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Near Osage in Mitchell County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 10

 
 
Dragoon Trail Crossing Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Desaulniers, Jr., April 28, 2010
1. Dragoon Trail Crossing Marker
Inscription.  Here passed the Dragoon Trail blazed in 1835 by the first U.S. Dragoons under Colonel Stephen W. Kearney.
 
Erected 1938 by Iowa Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 43° 17.928′ N, 92° 48.683′ W. Marker is near Osage, Iowa, in Mitchell County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 218 and 370th Street, on the left when traveling north on U.S. 218. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Osage IA 50461, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. History of Spring Park (approx. 2.6 miles away); St. Ansgar Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.7 miles away); Fort Severson (approx. 13.2 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Marker is on a large field stone.
 
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.
 
Dragoon Trail Crossing Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Desaulniers, Jr., April 28, 2010
2. Dragoon Trail Crossing Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2010, by John Desaulniers, Jr. of Mingo, Iowa. This page has been viewed 1,459 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on September 19, 2019, by Benjamin M. Snyder of Ankeny, Iowa. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2010, by John Desaulniers, Jr. of Mingo, Iowa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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