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Van Buren in Crawford County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Albert Pike School House

Crawford County

 

1836 – 1936

 
Crawford County Albert Pike School House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 3, 2016
1. Crawford County Albert Pike School House Marker
Inscription. In this small log building Albert Pike noted lawyer, poet and mason taught school in 1832. He later went to Little Rock to become editor of the Advocate.
 
Erected 1936 by Arkansas Centennial Comm., Arkansas History Comm. (Marker Number A-23.)
 
Location. 35° 26.036′ N, 94° 21.353′ W. Marker is in Van Buren, Arkansas, in Crawford County. Marker is at the intersection of South 3rd Street and Main Street, on the left when traveling south on South 3rd Street. Click for map. Located on the grounds of the Crawford County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Main Street, Van Buren AR 72956, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Butterfield Stage Route (within shouting distance of this marker); Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); First Three U.S. Deaths in WWI (within shouting distance of this marker); History of Hebe Statue (within shouting distance of this marker); Crawford County Vietnam Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Crawford County War Memorial (within
Albert Pike School House & marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 3, 2016
2. Albert Pike School House & marker.
shouting distance of this marker); Fairview Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fairview Cemetery Confederate Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Van Buren.
 
More about this marker. One of the original 143 cast-iron historical markers placed for commemorating Arkansas history during the 1936 Arkansas Centennial.
 
Also see . . .  Explore Southern History about the Albert Pike Schoolhouse. (Submitted on August 14, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEducationNotable Persons
 
Other plaques about the school house. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 3, 2016
3. Other plaques about the school house.
View inside the one room schoolhouse. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 3, 2016
4. View inside the one room schoolhouse.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on September 10, 2016.
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