Little Rock in Pulaski County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
In Memory of David O. Dodd
David O. Dodd,
the Boy Hero of the
This marks the place
of his execution.
Jan. 8, 1864.
Erected 1926 by the Memorial Chapter, U.D.C.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Heroes • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
Location. Marker has been permanently removed. It was located near 34° 44.29′ N, 92° 15.902′ W. Marker was in Little Rock, Arkansas, in Pulaski County. Marker could be reached from East 9th Street. Located behind the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 509 East 9th Street, Little Rock AR 72202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. The Little Rock Arsenal (here, next to this marker); The Arsenal Crisis (a few steps from this marker); United Spanish War Veterans Tribute (within shouting distance of this marker); The Camden Expedition (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mehlburger Markers 206th Coast Artillery (Anti-Aircraft) Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of United Spanish War Veterans (within shouting distance of this marker); Roosevelt Visits Little Rock (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Little Rock.
Regarding In Memory of David O. Dodd. Dodd's hanging occurred at a site on the grounds of St. John's College.
This granite monument was erected to mark the hanging site. The actual site was approximately 500 yards east of this location. In the early 1960's the monument was relocated here because of Interstate construction.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on David Owen Dodd (includes photo). (Submitted on May 8, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 8, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 198 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 8, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.