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Near Rogers in Benton County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Cross Hollows

 
 
Cross Hollows Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 15, 2013
1. Cross Hollows Marker
Inscription. This site was donated to the Benton County Historical Society by Scarlett Biggs Wilson and Lara Wilson Rosenblum in honor of their parents/grandparents, Guy and Nell Biggs, early pioneers of the Cross Hollows area. Cross Hollows is recognized for its historical significance of:

Confederate winter quarters in 1861, and Union staging area in 1862 before the Battle of Pea Ridge during the Civil War

The Heritage Trail and the Butterfield Stage Coach Route

The Cherokee Trail of Tears
 
Erected 2007.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Butterfield Overland Mail marker series.
 
Location. 36° 16.866′ N, 94° 6.816′ W. Marker is near Rogers, Arkansas, in Benton County. Marker is on South Old Wire Road (County Road 83) 0.2 miles north of Dogwood Drive/Cross Hollows Road (County Road 1189), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located immediately north of the driveway for Martin Building Products adjacent to another marker. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4600 South Old Wire Road, Rogers AR 72758, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Cross Hollows
Cross Hollows Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 15, 2013
2. Cross Hollows Marker
looking north along Old Wire Road.
(here, next to this marker); The Bank of Lowell (approx. 1.9 miles away); Lowell Postal Service (approx. 1.9 miles away); Evaporator Near Railroad Track (approx. 1.9 miles away); Train Depot (approx. 1.9 miles away); Old City Jail (approx. 2 miles away); Original Site of Bloomington (Mudtown) Arkansas (approx. 2 miles away); Canning Factory (approx. 2.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Native AmericansRoads & VehiclesSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Cross Hollows Markers image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 15, 2013
3. Cross Hollows Markers
Cross Hollows image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 15, 2013
4. Cross Hollows
looking north at the intersection of Old Wire Road with Dogwood (left) and Cross Hollows (right). Marker is out of sight to the north over the crest of the ridge.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 576 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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