Glendive in Dawson County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
Orpha Zilpha Parke Bovee
— Montana Real Daughter D.A.R. —
National No. 87088
Daughter of Ruben Parke
Revolutionary War Soldier
Marker placed by
Montana State Society
Born N.Y 1811
Died Mont. 1913
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • War, US Revolutionary • Women. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 16, 1913.
Location. 47° 6.567′ N, 104° 41.808′ W. Marker is in Glendive, Montana, in Dawson County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of N. Sargent Avenue and E Allard Street, on the right when traveling north. Installed on her grave in the Dawson County Cemetery, Glendive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glendive MT 59330, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sacred Heart Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dawson County World War Memorial First Methodist Episcopal Church and Parsonage (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dion Building / Exchange Bank (approx. 0.9 miles away); 107 West Bell Street (approx. 0.9 miles away); Henry Dion Building (approx. 0.9 miles away); J.C. Penney Store (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dion Brothers Building (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glendive.
Regarding Orpha Zilpha Parke Bovee. Mrs. Bovee was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the daughter of a Revolutionary War soldier Ruben Parke of Connecticut who served in 1781. Montana daughters recognize Mrs. Bovee as a "real" daughter because of her DAR membership and her heritage as the daughter of a Revolutionary soldier.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 1, 2020, by Cheryl Genovese of Bozeman, Montana. This page has been viewed 177 times since then and 57 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on March 1, 2020, by Cheryl Genovese of Bozeman, Montana. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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