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This photograph shows the Madonna of the Trail monument in Council Grove, Kansas. The National Society of the American Daughters of the Revolution (N.S.D.A.R.) commissioned the monument, which was dedicated to the "pioneer mothers of the covered wagon days" on September 7, 1928. The sculpture of a pioneer woman carrying an infant with a young child clinging to her skirt created by August Leimbach was placed in twelve states along the National Old Trails Road.

Creator: Kansas Industrial Development Commission
Date: 1957

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Item Number: 316175
Call Number: FK2.M8 C.64 *12
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 316175

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