Arcadia in Iron County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Battle of Pilot Knob
The Arcadia Valley
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 26, 1864.
Location. 37° 35.327′ N, 90° 37.085′ W. Marker is in Arcadia, Missouri, in Iron County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 72 and Thompson Road, on the left when traveling west on State Highway 72. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Arcadia MO 63621, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Battle of Pilot Knob (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Pilot Knob (approx. half a mile away); General Grant Commission CommemorativeWar In The Arcadia Valley (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Pilot Knob (approx. 0.8 miles away); VFW Post 5527 Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Iron County - The "Birthplace of 4-H" in Missouri (approx. 0.8 miles away); Iron County Missouri Courthouse Complex (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arcadia.
More about this marker. The marker is one of 16 Missouri red granite historical markers interpreting the Battle of Pilot Knob and is Marker #2 on the Battle of Pilot Knob Driving Tour. An identical marker is located at the north end of the valley at Pilot Knob.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site. Official website of this state park. (Submitted on October 26, 2016.)
2. Tour: The Battle of Pilot Knob. A detailed virtual tour of the battle from The Civil War Muse. (Submitted on October 26, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 207 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 26, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.