Emmetsburg in Palo Alto County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 11
Here passed the
blazed in 1835 by the
First U.S. Dragoons
Stephen W. Kearney
Erected 1938 by Iowa Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 43° 7.326′ N, 94° 40.765′ W. Marker is in Emmetsburg, Iowa, in Palo Alto County. Marker can be reached from N Country Club. Touch for map. The marker is located on a large granite stone in the park straight north of the cul-de-sac in the small Kearny State Park campground. There is Iowa's 150th Birthday sign install right next to the marker. Marker is at or near this postal address: Kearny Park Campground, Emmetsburg IA 50536, United States of America.
More about this marker. I believe the marker was moved from the Pioneer Walnut Log Cabin park in 1996. That park is located on the southern tip of Palo Alto Lake. All other information pointed me there as an original location.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 18, 2015, by Luke Snyder of Burt, Iowa. This page has been viewed 403 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on June 3, 2015, by Benjamin M. Snyder of Ankeny, Iowa. Photos: 1. submitted on May 18, 2015, by Luke Snyder of Burt, Iowa. 2. submitted on May 19, 2015, by Benjamin M. Snyder of Ankeny, Iowa. 3. submitted on May 18, 2015, by Luke Snyder of Burt, Iowa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.