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Mount Holly in Union County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Mount Holly, Birthplace of Arkansas Governor Thomas C. McRae, 1921-1925

 
 
Mount Holly, Birthplace of Arkansas Governor Thomas C. McRae, 1921-1925 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 2, 2018
1. Mount Holly, Birthplace of Arkansas Governor Thomas C. McRae, 1921-1925 Marker
Inscription.  Founded in 1843 by Scotch Presbyterians, it became an educational center with two academies ~ The Academy or Old Field School established in 1845, and Mount Holly Academy in 1848 under J.M. Hogg. More than 200 students attended these schools annually.
 
Erected 1976 by American Revolution Bicentennial Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducationGovernment & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1843.
 
Location. 33° 18.118′ N, 92° 57.279′ W. Marker is in Mount Holly, Arkansas, in Union County. Marker is on Stephens Highway (Arkansas Route 57) south of Mt Holly Highway (Arkansas Route 160), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2184 Stephens Highway, Mount Holly AR 71758, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mount Holly Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Columbia County Calhoun Pioneer Settlement (approx. 12.9
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miles away); AF 45-35160 (approx. 14.6 miles away).
 
The view north on Stephens Highway towards Mt Holly Highway. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 2, 2018
2. The view north on Stephens Highway towards Mt Holly Highway.
Arkansas Governor Thomas Chipman McRae, 1921-1925 image. Click for full size.
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3. Arkansas Governor Thomas Chipman McRae, 1921-1925
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 315 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 7, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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