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Osceola in Mississippi County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Osceola Times Building

 
 
The Osceola Times Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 31, 2010
1. The Osceola Times Building Marker
Inscription. This 1901 office was the first building in "New Town," having been used continuously as a newspaper office since that time and remains the oldest and tallest commercial building in the city. The "Osceola Times," reporting on life along the Cotton Highway since its inception in 1870, is the oldest newspaper in eastern Arkansas.
 
Location. 35° 42.202′ N, 89° 58.134′ W. Marker is in Osceola, Arkansas, in Mississippi County. Marker is at the intersection of North Poplar Avenue and West Hale Avenue, on the right when traveling north on North Poplar Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 North Poplar Avenue, Osceola AR 72370, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mississippi County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Reggie Young (within shouting distance of this marker); Albert King (within shouting distance of this marker); Son Seals (within shouting distance of this marker); Willie Bloom (within shouting distance of this marker); Jimmy "Popeye" Thomas (within shouting distance of this marker); Billy Lee Riley (within shouting distance of this marker); East Hale Storefronts (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Osceola.
 
Categories. Communications
 
The Osceola Times Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 31, 2010
2. The Osceola Times Building and Marker
National Register Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 31, 2010
3. National Register Plaque
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 638 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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