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Hot Springs in Garland County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Site of the State Capitol of Arkansas

 
 
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By George Pohle, August 28, 2018
1. Site of State Capital of Arkansas Marker
Inscription.  
Site of
The State Capitol of Arkansas
July 2-14-1862
When Federal troops
advanced on Little Rock,
Governor Henry Massie Rector
moved his staff and records here.

Erected by the Garland County Association
of the
Arkansas State Pioneers

 
Erected by Garland County Association of the Arkansas State Pioneers.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is February 14, 1862.
 
Location. 34° 30.912′ N, 93° 3.201′ W. Marker is in Hot Springs, Arkansas, in Garland County. Marker is on Central Avenue (State Highway 7) 0.1 miles north of Mountain Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 322 Central Ave, Hot Springs National Park AR 71901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hot Springs (within shouting distance of this marker); 308 (within shouting distance of this marker); 304 (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio and Southern Clubs
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Ral Springs (within shouting distance of this marker); Dead Chief Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Peak Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); DeSoto Camp (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hot Springs.
 
Also see . . .  Hot Springs National Park. National Park Service (Submitted on August 29, 2018.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2018, by George Pohle of Coconut Creek, Florida. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 13 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 28, 2018, by George Pohle of Coconut Creek, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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