Madison County - Fredericktown, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 37° 33.575 W 090° 17.669
15S E 738973 N 4160392
Historical marker on wall courthouse adjacent to entrance listing historical events in Madison County.
Waymark Code: WMJ15F
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 09/07/2013
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
Views: 5

Text of marker:

Madison County Missouri

First lead mine in the Mississippi valley opened at Mine La Motte about the year 1700.

St. Michael French village started about 1799.

Madison County apprved December 14, 1818.

Fredericktown laid out 1819.

Discovery of copper at Copper Mines 1838

Buckeye Copper Mines opened in 1844, became Missouri Cobalt in 1916

Battle of Fredericktwon fought October 21, 1861

Marquand founded 1869

Tin Mountain Mine opened 1870

Silver mined at Silvermine in 1877

Catherine Mine opened 1899

Presented By
The Daughters of the American Revolution
Captain Henry Whitener Chapter

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