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Arizona in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Arizona Academy Site

 
 
Arizona Academy Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 30, 2019
1. Arizona Academy Site Marker
Inscription.  Donated by Joshua Willis to J. W. Nicholson who organized a private school 1867-1869. Was one of the leading academies in the state. Became public school 1910. Nicholson later president of L. S. U. School. Т.Н. Harris a noted graduate.
 
Erected 1976 by Louisiana Tourist Development Agency.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1910.
 
Location. 32° 47.272′ N, 92° 57.455′ W. Marker is in Arizona, Louisiana, in Claiborne Parish. Marker is on Arizona Road (Louisiana Route 806) north of Tower Road, on the right when traveling south. Located at Arizona Methodist Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 704 Arizona Road, Homer LA 71040, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. T. H. Harris (approx. 1.4 miles away); Sheriff Pat Garrett (approx. 4.6 miles away); St. John Colored School (approx. 5.4 miles away); White Lightning (approx. 5½ miles away); Claiborne Parish Court House
Former site of the Arizona Academy. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 30, 2019
2. Former site of the Arizona Academy.
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(approx. 5.7 miles away); Claiborne Parish War Memorial (approx. 5.7 miles away); Friendship CME Church (approx. 6.6 miles away); Russellville (approx. 8.4 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 31, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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May. 26, 2022