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Helena in Phillips County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Hernando De Soto

 
 
Hernando De Soto Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Sandra Hughes, January 17, 2012
1. Hernando De Soto Marker
Inscription.
1541-1931
June 18, 1541
Hernando De Soto
Crossed the Mississippi River
near Friar's Point to Aquixo
an Indian Village
South of Helena, Arkansas

 
Erected by James Bate Chapter, D.A.R.
 
Location. 34° 31.351′ N, 90° 35.17′ W. Marker is in Helena, Arkansas, in Phillips County. Marker is on Cherry Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 141 Cherry Street, Helena AR 72342, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. KFFA 1360 Helena (a few steps from this marker); The Blues Trail: Mississippi to Helena (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Helena (within shouting distance of this marker); Helena and The Trail of Tears (within shouting distance of this marker); They Passed This Way (within shouting distance of this marker); Sacred Heart Academy (approx. 0.3 miles away); "the gun boat Tyler saved the day " (approx. 0.4 miles away); "Hell-in-Arkansas" (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Helena.
 
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Hernando De Soto Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Sandra Hughes, January 17, 2012
2. Hernando De Soto Marker
Marker next to Delta Cultural Center Cherry Street Pavilion. Left corner.
Hernando De Soto Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Sandra Hughes, January 17, 2012
3. Hernando De Soto Marker
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on January 23, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 565 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 23, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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