We crossed the prairies as of old the pilgrims crossed the sea. To make the west, as they the east. The homestead of the free.
In recognition of its work in erecting this boulder and placing the bas-relief, the Iowa Society, Daughters of the American Revolution and the Historical Department of Iowa, present this tablet to the Council Bluffs Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Erected by Iowa Society, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Mormon Pioneer Trail series lists.
Location. 41° 15.585′ N, 95°
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Spanish War Veterans (here, next to this marker); Civil War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Council Bluffs Veterans Plaza (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Council Bluffs Free Public Library (about 600 feet away); Grenville M. Dodge (about 700 feet away); Squirrel Cage Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away); The National Humane Alliance Fountain (approx. ¼ mile away); The Historic General Dodge House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Council Bluffs.
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