Madonna of the Trail

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Wheeling, West Virginia

Madonna of the Trail statues stand in twelve locations from Maryland to California, tracing a historic travel route from "covered wagon days." The 18-ft. tall monuments were a project of the Daughters of the American Revolution, installed in 1928-29, and are a tribute to pioneer mothers who traveled west with their crazy husbands.

Also see: Madonnas of the Trail

Madonna of the Trail

Address:
US Route 40, Wheeling, WV
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