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El Dorado in Union County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

First Union County Courthouse

 
 
First Union County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 1, 2018
1. First Union County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  
Here stood
the first Union County
·Arkansas·
Court House
in El Dorado
Built at a cost of 200 dollars
in 1844 after the Seat of
Justice had been moved from
Scarborough Landing

 
Erected 1925 by Robert Rosamond Chapter D·A·R.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsNotable BuildingsPolitical Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1844.
 
Location. 33° 12.762′ N, 92° 39.82′ W. Marker is in El Dorado, Arkansas, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of North Washington Avenue and East Elm Street, on the right when traveling north on North Washington Avenue. Located on the west side wall of Larry's Pharmacy. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 East Elm Street, El Dorado AR 71730, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. El Dorado Masonic Temple (within shouting distance of this marker); Union County Second Courthouse
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(within shouting distance of this marker); For Service in Iraq and Afghanistan (within shouting distance of this marker); The Gunfight on El Dorado's Courthouse Square, Oct. 9, 1902 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Gunfight on the Square (about 300 feet away); Oil in Arkansas — The Wildcatters (about 500 feet away); Oil in Arkansas — The Smackover Field (about 500 feet away); Oil in Arkansas — Chaos (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Dorado.
 
First Union County Courthouse Marker at corner of far building. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 1, 2018
2. First Union County Courthouse Marker at corner of far building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 370 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 17, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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