Dillon's Furrow - Martelle, IA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 42° 01.177 W 091° 21.675
15T E 635677 N 4653253
Quick Description: In small park in Martelle off of IA 1.
Location: Iowa, United States
Date Posted: 3/21/2015 9:30:20 PM
Waymark Code: WMNJ6T
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
Views: 4

Long Description:
Before 1839 no roads connected Dubuque and Iowa City. Travelers often became lost. Lyman Dillon, ESQ., from Cascade, Iowa plowed a furrow between the two cities. The 100 mile furrow, known as Dillon's Furrow is the longest on record. Dillon Furrow later became a military road which passed through the town of Martelle.
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Markerman62 visited Dillon's Furrow - Martelle, IA 3/11/2015 Markerman62 visited it