The Arcadia ValleyThe three towns of Arcadia, Ironton, and Pilot Knob are located in the Arcadia Valley. The valley's iron mining industry helped spur population growth and led the St. Louis & Iron Mt. Railroad to extend its tracks to Pilot Knob in 1858. The strategic nature of the railroad terminus and supply depot then situated in Pilot Knob explains the presence of Union forces in the valley during the Civil War and why the Battle of Pilot Knob was fought.
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|Date Added||Saturday, October 29th, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 707374 N 4167154|
|Decimal Degrees||37.62813333, -90.65001667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 37.688', W 90° 39.001'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 37' 41.28" N, 90° 39' 0.0599999999999" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 296 Old Hwy 21, Ironton MO 63650, US|
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