Madonna of the Trail - Lamar, Colorado
Posted by: Big B Bob
N 38° 05.358 W 102° 37.146
13S E 708797 N 4218400
Quick Description: In the 1920's, the Daughters of the American Revolution placed these statues in states from coast to coast, marking the path of the old National Road and the Santa Fe Trail.
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 6/13/2009 9:20:56 AM
Waymark Code: WM6K5T
The Madonna of the Trail monument in Lamar honors the pioneer mothers who traveled the Santa Fe Trail in the days of covered wagons. It is one of twelve such monuments sponsored by the Daughters of the American Revolution. Lamar was chosen to host a statue because it was located on the Old Santa Fe Trail highway.
1. Bethesda, Maryland
2. Beallsville, Pennsylvania
3. Wheeling, West Virginia, National Hwy 40
4. Springfield, Ohio - Placed some ten blocks from the National Old Trails Highway.
5. Richmond, Indiana
6. Vandalia, Illinois
7. Lexington, Missouri
8. Council Grove, Kansas
9. Lamar, Colorado
10. Albuquerque, New Mexico
11. Springerville, Arizona
12. Upland, California
Price of Admission: 0.00 (listed in local currency)
Weekday Hours: From: 12:00 AM To: 12:00 AM
Weekend Hours: From: 12:00 AM To: 12:00 AM
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