“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Helena in Phillips County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)

West Helena, Arkansas

West Helena, Arkansas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, January 17, 2012
1. West Helena, Arkansas Marker
Inscription. The City of West Helena was a vision in the early nineteen hundreds of Edward Chaffin Hornor and John Sidney Hornor, cousins. Their plans for the creation of West Helena on the western slope of Crowley's ridge was accomplished with the filing on June 20, 1910 of a deed of dedication and plat.

Their foresight in planning the city provided for residential, commercial and industrial areas. The lot sizes and street widths meet the standards of today's planners. Water and sewer facilities were built and an electric rail street car system was constructed to provide transportation service between Helena and West Helena.
Location. 34° 31.733′ N, 90° 35.186′ W. Marker is in Helena, Arkansas, in Phillips County. Marker is on Cherry Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Helena AR 72342, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Phillips County, Arkansas (here, next to this marker); Helena, Arkansas (a few steps from this marker); World War I 1917-1918 (within shouting distance of this marker); Phillips County Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Right to Vote (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Comes to Arkansas (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); "We are all the same as dead men" (about 500 feet away); Fort Curtis (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Helena.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 376 times since then and 76 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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