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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Arcadia, Missouri

 
Clickable Map of Iron County, Missouri and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Iron County, MO (31) Crawford County, MO (28) Dent County, MO (3) Madison County, MO (7) Reynolds County, MO (0) St. Francois County, MO (1) Washington County, MO (4) Wayne County, MO (0)  IronCounty(31) Iron County (31)  CrawfordCounty(28) Crawford County (28)  DentCounty(3) Dent County (3)  MadisonCounty(7) Madison County (7)  ReynoldsCounty(0) Reynolds County (0)  St.FrancoisCounty(1) St. Francois County (1)  WashingtonCounty(4) Washington County (4)  WayneCounty(0) Wayne County (0)
Location of Arcadia, Missouri
    Iron County (31)
    Crawford County (28)
    Dent County (3)
    Madison County (7)
    Reynolds County (0)
    St. Francois County (1)
    Washington County (4)
    Wayne County (0)
 
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GEOGRAPHIC SORT
1Missouri (Iron County), Arcadia — Battle of Pilot KnobShut-In Gap — September 26, 1864, 12:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. —
Through Shut In Gap passed the most direct route from the Arcadia Valley to Fredericktown. Advance elements of the rebel army rode through the gap undetected and were not spotted until they approached a Union picket post at the Russellville . . . — Map (db m99142) HM
2Missouri (Iron County), Arcadia — Battle of Pilot KnobThe Arcadia Valley
The three towns of Arcadia, Ironton, and Pilot Knob are located in the Arcadia Valley. The valley’s iron mining industry helped spur population growth and led the St. Louis & Iron Mt. Railroad to extend its tracks to Pilot Knob in 1858. The . . . — Map (db m99143) HM
3Missouri (Iron County), Arcadia — Battle of Pilot KnobRussellville Junction — September 26, 1864, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. —
Slemons’ brigade, riding in advance of the rebel army, was first spotted at 1 p.m. by pickets here at the Russellville Junction. After the pickets had sounded the alarm, a cavalry patrol rode here to verify the pickets report. Despite much shooting . . . — Map (db m99144) HM
4Missouri (Iron County), Arcadia — Battle of Pilot KnobFort Curtis
On this hillside stood Ft. Curtis. It commanded the high ground overlooking the junction of the road that connected Ironton and Pilot Knob with Fredericktown. In 1863 it was abandoned for Ft. Davidson because it was too far from the rail terminus . . . — Map (db m99145) HM
5Missouri (Iron County), Arcadia — St. Francois Mountain Glades
Glades are Special Places Like islands in a sea of trees, rocky openings called glades are scattered across the mountainsides. Glades are very significant features of the St. Francois Mountains. They are common throughout Taum Sauk . . . — Map (db m99159)
6Missouri (Iron County), Arcadia — Taum Sauk Mountain State Park Overlook
Buford Mountain William Buford, namesake of Buford Mountain, was buried in 1842 at its base, forever to be with the mountain he loved. Its southernmost of five knobs reaches to 1,740 feet above sea level. “Just bury me by . . . — Map (db m99161) HM
7Missouri (Iron County), Arcadia — Welcome to the Top of Missouri
The St. Francois Mountains This area map shows the extent and location of Missouri’s St. Francois Mountains. This portion of the Missouri Ozarks is known as the St. Francois Mountains, characterized by high rounded knobs of ancient . . . — Map (db m99160)
 
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