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Near Foreman in Little River County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

First Permanent Site of Little River County Seat

 
 
First Permanent Site of Little River County Seat Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 2, 2018
1. First Permanent Site of Little River County Seat Marker
Inscription.  The Arkansas Constitutional Convention of 1868 located the permanent county seat at Rocky Comfort, where it remained until 1880. The first term of court was held there August 4, 1868. A frame court house was erected with offices on the first floor and a court room on the second floor. In an election held in August, 1880, the voters of the county approved removal of the county seat from Rocky Comfort to Richmond.
 
Erected 1973 by Little River Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsPolitical Subdivisions. A significant historical date for this entry is August 4, 1868.
 
Location. 33° 42.31′ N, 94° 24.618′ W. Marker is near Foreman, Arkansas, in Little River County. Marker is on Arkansas Route 108 south of Arkansas Route 108 Spur, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Foreman AR 71836, 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. Garland Cemetery (approx. 5.4 miles away in Oklahoma); Will Reed Farm Home
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(approx. 9.8 miles away); Original Site of Little River County Seat (approx. 9.8 miles away); Anderson Ferry (approx. 9.8 miles away).
 
View of marker looking southeast on Arkansas Highway 108 towards Oklahoma. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 2, 2018
2. View of marker looking southeast on Arkansas Highway 108 towards Oklahoma.
View of marker location looking northwest. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 2, 2018
3. View of marker location looking northwest.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 7, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 209 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 7, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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