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Fulton in Callaway County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Fulton - 1824

Boone's Lick Road

 
 
Fulton - 1824 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 10, 2017
1. Fulton - 1824 Marker
Inscription.

Marked by the
Daughters of the
American Revolution
and the
State of Missouri
1913

 
Erected 1913 by Daughters of the American Revolution and the State of Missouri.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 38° 50.804′ N, 91° 56.853′ W. Marker is in Fulton, Missouri, in Callaway County. Marker is on East 4th Street east of Court Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located near the sidewalk on the south side of the Callaway County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 East 5th Street, Fulton MO 65251, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Captain James Callaway (within shouting distance of this marker); Boone's Rock (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Callaway County Men at War (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Memorial Park
Fulton - 1824 Marker (<i>side view; looking west toward Court Street</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 10, 2017
2. Fulton - 1824 Marker (side view; looking west toward Court Street)
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Fulton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alpha Delta of Beta Theta Pi (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fulton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Boone’s Lick Road. The Boone’s Lick Road, dating to the early 1800s, stretches across present St. Charles, Warren, Montgomery, Callaway, Boone and Howard counties of eastern and central Missouri. Although the road has been largely forgotten in modern times, if St. Louis was the Gateway to the West, then the Boone’s Lick Road was the way to get there. (Submitted on June 19, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Boone's Lick Road. Jump to search The Boone's Lick Road, or Boonslick Trail was an early 1800s transportation route from eastern to central Missouri in the United States. Running east-west on the North side and roughly parallel to the Missouri River the trail began in the river port of St. Charles. The trail played a major role in the westward expansion of the United States and the development of Missouri's statehood. The trail's eventual terminus at Franklin was the start of the better-known Santa Fe Trail. First traced by the sons of Daniel Boone, the path originally ended at a salt lick in Howard County used by the pair to manufacture salt.
Fulton - 1824 Marker (<i>wide view; Callaway County Courthouse [south side] in background</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 10, 2017
3. Fulton - 1824 Marker (wide view; Callaway County Courthouse [south side] in background)
Today the lick is maintained as Boone's Lick State Historic Site. (Submitted on June 19, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
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Callaway County Courthouse, Fulton, Missouri (front / north side) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 10, 2017
4. Callaway County Courthouse, Fulton, Missouri (front / north side)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 20, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 19, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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