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Holly Grove in Monroe County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Beginning Point of the Louisiana Purchase Survey

 
 
Beginning Point of the Louisiana Purchase Survey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 1991
1. Beginning Point of the Louisiana Purchase Survey Marker
Inscription.
This stone marks the base established Nov. 10, 1815 from which the lands of the Louisiana Purchase were surveyed by the United States Engineers. The first survey from this point was made to satisfy the claims of the soldiers of the War of 1812 with land bounties.
 
Erected 1926 by Arkansas Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 34° 38.838′ N, 91° 3.252′ W. Marker is in Holly Grove, Arkansas, in Monroe County. Marker is on Baseline Road (Arkansas Route 362). Click for map. At end of Baseline Road,a walk of 450 feet down boardwalk into the swamp,at Louisiana Purchase State Park. Located at the junction of Lee, Monroe and Phillips Counties. Marker is in this post office area: Holly Grove AR 72069, United States of America.
 
Also see . . .  Are you interested in the history of the Louisiana Purchase. (Submitted on March 8, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
 
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Louisiana Purchase Historic State Park, Marker found here image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 1991
2. Louisiana Purchase Historic State Park, Marker found here
"Cut view " from Starting point looking Westward, thru the swamp image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 2008
3. "Cut view " from Starting point looking Westward, thru the swamp
The Louisiana Purchase (in White) image. Click for full size.
National Atlas of the United States
4. The Louisiana Purchase (in White)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 6,603 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on . • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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