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Waynesville in Pulaski County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Roubidoux Trail

Dedicated 2003

 
 
Roubidoux Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2020
1. Roubidoux Trail Marker
Inscription.  

On December 9, 1837, United States Army Conductor, B.B. Cannon and 330 Cherokee Treaty Party "Volunteers" camped near this site. Ten additional detachments, led by Cherokees themselves, passed through here on the Northern Route of the "Trail of Tears" between 1838 and 1839.

This trail was made possible by the Citizens of Waynesville through their self imposed parks capital improvement sales tax, and matching grants from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and the State Inter-Agency Council for Outdoor Recreation (SIACOR) Federal Land and Water Conservation Fund.


 
Erected by the Citizens of Waynesville.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersNative AmericansParks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the Trail of Tears series list.
 
Location. 37° 49.83′ N, 92° 12.285′ W. Marker is in Waynesville, Missouri, in Pulaski County. Marker is on Roubidoux Drive west of Olive Street, on the right when
Roubidoux Trail and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2020
2. Roubidoux Trail and Marker
traveling west. Marker is in Waynesville City Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waynesville MO 65583, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Richard Livingston (within shouting distance of this marker); A Frigid Crossing (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rigsby House and Standard Oil Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pulaski County (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Road Through History (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Stage Coach Stop (approx. ¼ mile away); What is the Trail of Tears? (approx. 0.3 miles away); A Resting Place for the Weary (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waynesville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Trail Of Tears National Historic Trail. (Submitted on October 17, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Trail of Tears (Jack Baker talk on C-Span, 2020). (Submitted on October 17, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Waynesville Cherokee Encampment at Roubidoux Spring. (Submitted on October 17, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 17, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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