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Mt. Vernon in Linn County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Old Military Road

Dubuque to the Northern Boundary of Missouri

 
 
The Old Military Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 12, 2016
1. The Old Military Road Marker
Inscription.  This highway is the Old Military Road from Dubuque to the northern boundary of Missouri authorized by Congress 1839
 
Erected 1937 by Iowa Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1839.
 
Location. 41° 55.112′ N, 91° 25.221′ W. Marker is in Mt. Vernon, Iowa, in Linn County. Marker is on South First Avenue (State Highway 1), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 508 1st Avenue South, Mount Vernon IA 52314, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Lincoln Highway (approx. 2.2 miles away); Uranus (approx. 2.3 miles away); William Abbe (approx. 2.3 miles away); Seedling Mile (approx. 5˝ miles away); Linn County Seedling Mile (approx. 5.7 miles away); Freedom Flame (approx. 12.1 miles away); Devonian Fossils
The Old Military Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 12, 2016
2. The Old Military Road Marker
Full view of marker, in lawn by roadside
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(approx. 14.8 miles away); The Coralville Dam (approx. 14.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mt. Vernon.
 
Additional keywords. Daughters of the American Revolution
 
The Old Military Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 12, 2016
3. The Old Military Road Marker
Marker can be seen at a distance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 231 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 14, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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