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Batesville in Independence County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Independence County Office and Library

 
 
Independence County Office and Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judy King, September 7, 2012
1. Independence County Office and Library Marker
Inscription. This building was constructed in 1904 by the federal government for the U.S. Post Office and the Batesville division of federal court for the Eastern District of Arkansas and was in use by federal agencies until 1974 when a new building was built a block south. The building was purchased for Independence County in 1975 by Judge Jess Carpenter and converted to use for the library and county offices.
 
Location. 35° 46.286′ N, 91° 39.093′ W. Marker is in Batesville, Arkansas, in Independence County. Marker is on East Main Street west of South 4th Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 368 East Main Street, Batesville AR 72501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Independence County First County Court House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lafferty Memorial Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Arkansas Methodist Conference (approx. 0.2 miles away); Batesville During The Civil War (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pfeiffer Community (approx. 4.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Independence County Library ::. (Submitted on December 5, 2013.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Independence County Office and Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judy King, September 7, 2012
2. Independence County Office and Library Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Judy King of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 455 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Judy King of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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