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Springfield in Clark County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Madonna of the Trail

 
 
Madonna of the Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 17, 2017
1. Madonna of the Trail Marker
Inscription. Text on the Front (South) Side of Monument:

Madonna of the Trail

N S D A R Memorial
to the
Pioneer Mothers
of the
Covered Wagon Days

Text on the Left (West) Side of Monument:

The National Road
Completed by the
Federal Government
To This Point in 1839.
From this Point Westward
Built by the States Through
Which it Passes.

Text on the Back (North) Side of Monument:

The National
Old Trails Road.

Text on the Right (East) Side of Monument:

Three Miles Southwest of Here
General George Rogers Clark
Commanding
Kentucky Frontiersmen
Vanquished the Shawnee
Confederacy August 8, 1780
Resulting in Opening the
Northwest Territory.

 
Erected 1928 by the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Madonnas of the Trail marker series.
 
Location. 39° 55.485′ N, 83° 48.672′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Ohio, in Clark County. Marker is on West Main Street near Fisher Street
Madonna and Child image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 17, 2017
2. Madonna and Child
. Touch for map. This marker is located on the northwest corner of the intersection. Marker is at or near this postal address: 46 West Main Street, Springfield OH 45502, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Madonna of the Trail (here, next to this marker); 75th Anniversary of the Madonna of the Trail Statue (here, next to this marker); Site of Springfield's First Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Rogers Clark (about 400 feet away); H. A. "Harry" Toulmin Sr. (about 500 feet away); Esplanade/Fountain Square (about 700 feet away); City Building (about 800 feet away); A. B. Graham (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
More about this marker. In September of 2011, this Madonna of the Trail Statue, along with two other related markers, were moved to this location from their previous location, which was 2.0 miles west of this spot, along West Main Street, just west of Buck Creek (see HMDB #45529).
 
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The Madonna's Other Child image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 17, 2017
3. The Madonna's Other Child
Madonna of the Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 17, 2017
4. Madonna of the Trail Marker
Text on the Front (South) Side of Monument
Madonna of the Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 17, 2017
5. Madonna of the Trail Marker
Text on the Left (West) Side of Monument
Madonna of the Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 17, 2017
6. Madonna of the Trail Marker
Text on the Right (East) Side of Monument
Madonna of the Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 17, 2017
7. Madonna of the Trail Marker
View of the monument looking west along West Main Street (Old Route 40).
Madonna of the Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 17, 2017
8. Madonna of the Trail Marker
View of the monument looking east along West Main Street (Old Route 40).
Madonna of the Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 17, 2017
9. Madonna of the Trail Marker
View of the monument looking northeast with a view of Fisher Street in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on September 18, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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