The First Fort Des Moines

The First Fort Des Moines (HM1KW3)

Location: Montrose, IA 52639 Lee County
Country: United States of America
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N 40° 31.95', W 91° 24.817'

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This Barracks Well / Marks / The First Fort Desmoines / And Was Used By / A Detachment Of Dragoons / Stationed Here Sept 25-1834 / To June 18-1837
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HM NumberHM1KW3
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Year Placed1923
Placed ByMontrose Womans Civic Club
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 634358 N 4488071
Decimal Degrees40.53250000, -91.41361667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 31.95', W 91° 24.817'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 31' 57" N, 91° 24' 49.02" W
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Area Code(s)319
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300 Water St, Montrose IA 52639, US
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