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This is the next marker on the route west, in Pennsylvania.
 
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By Joseph Beeman, March 11, 2006
The Time Capsule
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1California (San Bernardino County), Upland — 1028 — Madonna of the Trail
(South Face) N.S.D.A.R. Memorial to the Pioneer Mothers of the Covered Wagon Days. (East Face) This trail, trod by the Padres in Spanish Days, became, under Mexican rule, the road connecting Los Angeles, later the American Post Road. . . . Map (db m149065) HM
2Indiana (Wayne County), Richmond — Madonna of the Trail
(Southwest Face) N.S.D.A.R. Memorial to the Pioneer Mothers of the Covered Wagon Days. (Northwest Face) A Nation's Highway! Once a wilderness trail over which hardy pioneers made their perilous way seeking new homes in the dense forests of the . . . Map (db m244) HM
3West Virginia (Ohio County), Elm Grove — Madonna of the Trail
(South Face) N.S.D.A.R. Memorial to the Pioneer Mothers of the Covered Wagon Days. (East Face) To the pioneer mothers of our mountain state, whose courage, optimism, live and sacrifice made possible the National Highway that united east . . . Map (db m498) HM
4West Virginia (Ohio County), Elm Grove — The Madonna of the Trail
The statue before you was created as a tribute to the pioneer women who braved the uncertainties of the great journey west. The Madonna memorials were a project of the Daughters of the American Revolution and were dedicated between 1926 and 1929. . . . Map (db m500) HM
5Pennsylvania (Washington County), West Pike Run Township — 10 — Madonna of the Trail
(South Face) N.S.D.A.R. Memorial to the Pioneer Mothers of the Covered Wagon Days. (East Face) On this historic spot, the hunting ground of the friendly Indian Nemacolin, this monument is erected and dedicated to the memory of our pioneer . . . Map (db m501) HM
6Maryland (Montgomery County), Bethesda — 12 — Madonna of the Trail
(East Face) N.S.D.A.R. Memorial to the Pioneer Mothers of the Covered Wagon Days. (North Face) This the first military road in America beginning at Rock Creek and Potomac River, Georgetown, Maryland, leading our pioneers . . . Map (db m167133) HM
7Arizona (Apache County), Springerville — 28 — Madonna of the Trail
This 10 foot high, 5 ton statue cast by St. Louis sculptor August Leimbach is one of 12 identical monuments to the bold spirit of the pioneers erected in 1928-29 along the National Old Trails Road from Maryland to California.Map (db m36380) HM
8Illinois (Fayette County), Vandalia — Madonna of the TrailThe National Old Trails Road
N·S·D·A·R Memorial to the Pioneer Mothers of the Covered Wagon Days The Cumberland Road. Built by the Federal Government. Was authorized by Congress and approved by Thomas Jefferson in 1806. Vandalia marks the . . . Map (db m42341) HM
9Kansas (Morris County), Council Grove — Madonna of the Trail
N.S.D.A.R. Memorial
to the Pioneer Mothers of the Covered Wagon Days The National Old Trails Road Here East met West when the Old Santa Fe Trail was established August 10, 1825 at a council between the United . . . Map (db m44822) HM
10Ohio (Clark County), Springfield — Madonna of the Trail
In 1912, Congress appropriated funds for a new highway, the National Old Trails Road, or Ocean-to-Ocean Highway. The route crossed 12 states from Maryland to California following much of the National Road and the Santa Fe Trail. To celebrate the . . . Map (db m45529) HM
 
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