Magnolia in Columbia County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
Gen. John Porter McCown
Erected 2011 by Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission Columbia Memorial #1374 UDC, Earl McCown, John McCown, Beulah Longino Goode, Woodmen of the World #341, Betty Faye Lewis, Dorothy Frazier Johnson, Thomas P. Dockery Camp SCV, SO-WE-AR Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council. (Marker Number 24.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, Mexican-American • War, US Civil Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 17, 1861.
Location. 33° 15.64′ N, 93° 14.467′ W. Marker is in Magnolia, Arkansas, in Columbia County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Washington Street and East Ross Street, on the right when traveling south. Located within the Magnolia City Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 801 South Washington Street, Magnolia AR 71753, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Columbia County Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Columbia County Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Columbia County Calhoun Pioneer Settlement (approx. 5.8 miles away); Columbia County Lamartine Pioneer Settlement (approx. 9.6 miles away).
Also see . . . Encyclopedia of Arkansas History article on John Porter McCown (1815–1879). (Submitted on August 5, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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 369 times since then and 100 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 5, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.