Jonesboro in Craighead County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
Craighead County Court House
Erected 1936 by the Arkansas Centennial Comm. / Arkansas History Comm. (Marker Number H-12.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Arkansas Centennial Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1859.
Location. 35° 50.279′ N, 90° 42.307′ W. Marker is in Jonesboro, Arkansas, in Craighead County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and West Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 511 South Main Street, Jonesboro AR 72401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Battle of Jonesboro (here, next to this marker); The Arkansas (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memoriam United Spanish War VeteransTroops Raised in Craighead County (approx. 1.2 miles away); Last Confederate Veteran (approx. 3.6 miles away).
More about this marker. One of 143 cast-iron markers placed across Arkansas in partnership with the Arkansas History Commission during the state's 1936 centennial. Originally silver in color, Jonesboro has repainted theirs black.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on the Craighead County Court House. (Submitted on April 19, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 19, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 129 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 19, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.