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Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 12

 
 
Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 12 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Clay Schneckloth, May 7, 2015
1. Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 12 Marker
Inscription.  
Here Passed the
Dragoon Trail
Blazed in 1835 by the
First U.S. Dragoons
under Colonel
Stephen W. Kearny

 
Erected 1938 by Iowa Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 42° 29.267′ N, 94° 11.9′ W. Marker is in Fort Dodge, Iowa, in Webster County. Marker is at the intersection of Museum Road and Kenyon Road (Iowa Highway 20), on the left when traveling north on Museum Road. Marker is located just in front of the Fort Dodge Museum, inside it's own shelter. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Museum Rd Fort Dodge, IA 50501, Fort Dodge IA 50501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Dodge Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial (approx. one mile away).
 
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 Historical Site Marker No. 12 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Clay Schneckloth, May 7, 2015
2. Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 12 Marker

 
Also see . . .  The Fort Dodge Dragoons. The Fort Dodge Museum provides an overview of the Dragoons and the Dragoon Trail. (Submitted on May 18, 2015.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 18, 2015, by Benjamin M. Snyder of Ankeny, Iowa. This page has been viewed 483 times since then and 47 times this year. Last updated on September 19, 2019, by Benjamin M. Snyder of Ankeny, Iowa. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 18, 2015, by Benjamin M. Snyder of Ankeny, Iowa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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