Marion in Crittenden County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
The Loss of the Sultana
Erected 2000 by the Arkansas State Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Disasters • Notable Events • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 27, 1865.
Location. 35° 12.906′ N, 90° 11.897′ W. Marker is in Marion, Arkansas, in Crittenden County. Marker can be reached from Arkansas Route 77 north of Military Road, on the right when traveling south. Located in the rear of the Marion City Hall parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14 East Military Road, Marion AR 72364, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within The Sultana Tragedy (here, next to this marker); Military Road (here, next to this marker); Margaret E. Woolfolk Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Marion School Auditorium-Gynamnasium (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Soldier's Memorial (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Confederate Soldier's Memorial (about 400 feet away); Rhodes Storefronts (about 400 feet away); Crittenden County Health Department (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on the Sultana. (Submitted on April 15, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 253 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 15, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.