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Lamartine in Columbia County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Columbia County Lamartine Pioneer Settlement

 
 
Columbia County Lamartine Pioneer Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 2, 2018
1. Columbia County Lamartine Pioneer Settlement Marker
Inscription.  One of the oldest settlements in Columbia County. Here Colonel John Dockery had his plantation and home. Here T.P. Dockery, who became a general in the War Between the States, was born and reared. The Caddo Indian Trail from Camden on the Ouachita to Miller's Bluff on Red River passed by here. Other Indian Trails entered here. Andrew Jackson cut out these trails and built a military road in 1825 from New Orleans to the frontier forts of Towson and Fort Smith.
 
Erected 1936 by 1836 Arkansas Centennial Comm. - Arkansas History Comm. 1936. (Marker Number C-27.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesNative AmericansRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Arkansas Centennial Commission, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1825.
 
Location. 33° 23.607′ N, 93° 17.332′ W. Marker is in Lamartine, Arkansas, in Columbia County. Marker is at the intersection of
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U.S. 371 and East Columbia Road (County Road 60), on the right when traveling north on U.S. 371. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4920 US-371, Waldo AR 71770, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Columbia County Courthouse (approx. 9.2 miles away); a different marker also named Columbia County Courthouse (approx. 9.2 miles away); Gen. John Porter McCown (approx. 9.6 miles away); Columbia County Calhoun Pioneer Settlement (approx. 14.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Encyclopedia of Arkansas History article on Lamartine. (Submitted on August 5, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Columbia County Lamartine Pioneer Settlement Marker at old Dockery Grocery store. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 2, 2018
2. Columbia County Lamartine Pioneer Settlement Marker at old Dockery Grocery store.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 552 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 5, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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