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Glenwood in Mills County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Early Trails Across Mills Co.

 
 
The Early Trails Across Mills Co. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Benjamin M. Snyder, March 14, 2016
1. The Early Trails Across Mills Co. Marker
Inscription.  This Marker Commemorates The Early Trails Across Mills Co. Dragoon 1835 Mormon 1846 Stagecoach 1850 And Honors The Valiant Pioneers Who Travelled Them
 
Erected 1952 by Daughters Of American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Mormon Pioneer Trail series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
 
Location. 41° 2.838′ N, 95° 44.017′ W. Marker is in Glenwood, Iowa, in Mills County. Marker is at the intersection of Lake Drive and East Sharp Street, on the right when traveling south on Lake Drive. Located in Glenwood Lake Park near the Mills County Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glenwood IA 51534, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dedicated to the Memory of John Sivers (within shouting distance of this marker); Plattsmouth Bridge 1930 (approx. 7.8 miles away in Nebraska); Blake Building (approx.
The Early Trails Across Mills Co. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Benjamin M. Snyder, March 14, 2016
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8.2 miles away in Nebraska); Excelsior Building (approx. 8.2 miles away in Nebraska); Drew/Weckbach (approx. 8.2 miles away in Nebraska); Cass County Courthouse (approx. 8.2 miles away in Nebraska); Vienna Bakery (approx. 8.2 miles away in Nebraska); Wetenkamp Building (approx. 8.2 miles away in Nebraska).
 
The Early Trails Across Mills Co. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Benjamin M. Snyder, March 14, 2016
3. The Early Trails Across Mills Co. Marker
The Early Trails Across Mills Co. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Benjamin M. Snyder, March 14, 2016
4. The Early Trails Across Mills Co. Marker
Backside of marker with Mills County Museum in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 15, 2016, by Benjamin M. Snyder of Ankeny, Iowa. This page has been viewed 264 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 15, 2016, by Benjamin M. Snyder of Ankeny, Iowa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 7, 2022