Madonna of the Trail - New Mexico800-898 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
The monument is located at Fourth and Marble NW, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
This monument was dedicated on September 27, 1928. The keynote speaker was Judge Harry S Truman, President of the National Old Trails Association.
The monument was rededicated on September 27, 1978.
On Sunday, September 27th, 1998, the monument was once again rededicated at her new location at Fourth and Marble NW.
The inscriptions read:
West Face: MADONNA OF THE TRAIL N.S.D.A.R. MEMORIAL TO THE PIONEER MOTHERS OF THE COVERED WAGON DAYS
South Face: TO THE PIONEER MOTHER OF AMERICA THROUGH WHOSE COURAGE AND SACRIFICE THE DESERT HAS BLOSSOMED. THE CAMP BECAME A HOME, THE BLAZED TRAIL THE THOROUGHFARE.
East Face: THE NATIONAL OLD TRAILS ROAD
North Face: INTO THE PRIMITIVE WEST FACE UPSWUNG TOWARD THE SUN BRAVELY SHE CAME, HER CHILDREN BESIDE HER HERE SHE MADE A HOME, BEAUTIFUL PIONEER MOTHER!
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Last updated: 2010-10-22 16:52:38
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