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Belmond in Wright County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 9.5

 
 
Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 9.5 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Benjamin M. Snyder, August 27, 2022
1. Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 9.5 Marker
Inscription.  

Here passed the Dragoon Trail blazed across Wright County in 1835 by first U.S. Dragoons under Colonel Stephen W. Kearney
 
Erected 1991 by The Wright County Economic Development Commission. (Marker Number 9.5.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
 
Location. 42° 50.665′ N, 93° 37.083′ W. Marker is in Belmond, Iowa, in Wright County. Marker is on 2nd Street SW, 0.1 miles east of U.S. 69, on the right when traveling west. The marker is near a shelter house and historic school building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Belmond IA 50421, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Quasdorf Blacksmith and Wagon Shop (approx. 14.2 miles away); Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Passenger Depot (approx. 14.3 miles away); Fillmore Block (approx. 14.3 miles away); Dows Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial (approx. 14.3 miles away).
 
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Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 9.5 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Benjamin M. Snyder, August 27, 2022
2. Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 9.5 Marker
Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 9.5 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Benjamin M. Snyder, August 27, 2022
3. Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 9.5 Marker
Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 9.5 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Benjamin M. Snyder, August 27, 2022
4. Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 9.5 Marker
Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 9.5 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Benjamin M. Snyder, August 27, 2022
5. Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 9.5 Marker
West photo
Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 9.5 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Benjamin M. Snyder, August 27, 2022
6. Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 9.5 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2022, by Benjamin M. Snyder of Ankeny, Iowa. This page has been viewed 86 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on September 7, 2022, by Benjamin M. Snyder of Ankeny, Iowa. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 6, 2022, by Benjamin M. Snyder of Ankeny, Iowa. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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