Madonna of the Trail Monument


Stock #: 15818
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Council Grove
State: Kansas (KS)
County: Morris
Publisher: Woodgifts
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
Council Grove is one of the most historical cities in Kansas. Fremont's expedition of 1845 and Doniphan's troop bound for the Mexican War in 1846 camped here. In 1849, when the overland mail was established, it was a supply headquarter, followed the next year by the regular monthly coach service, Main Street is part of the old Sante Fe Trail. Among the numerous historical markers and monuments is the ""Madonna of the Trail"" monument, a memorial to the Pioneer Mothers of Covered Wagon Days

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