Albuquerque in Bernalillo County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Madonna of the Trail
Covered Wagon Days
Into the primitive west
Face upflung toward the sun
Bravely she came
Her children besides her,
Here she made them a home
Beautiful Pioneer Mother!
through whose courage
the desert has blossomed
the camp became home
the blazed trail the thorofare
Erected 1928 by 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. 35° 5.576′ N, 106° 38.99′ W. Marker is in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in Bernalillo County. Marker is at the intersection of 4th Street NW and Marble Avenue NW, on the right when traveling north on 4th Street NW. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Albuquerque NM 87102, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles Hotel Alvarado (approx. 0.7 miles away); Albuquerque Electric Streetcar System (approx. 0.7 miles away); Harvey Girls / Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter, 1869 - 1958 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Dominguez y Escalante Expedition (approx. one mile away); Founding Women of Albuquerque (approx. one mile away); Cuarto Centenario Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); La Jornada (approx. 1.1 miles away); Casa de Armijo (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albuquerque.
More about this marker. Originally installed near this site in McClellan Park, September 27, 1928.
Relocated and re-dedicated September 27, 1998 by the City of Albuquerque Public Art Program.
Categories. • Exploration • Women •
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