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Huntsville in Madison County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Madison County

County Government

 
 
Madison County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 23, 2019
1. Madison County Marker
Inscription.  A county government was organized in Madison County in 1836, in the barn of Evan S. Polk, a short distance northwest of the present town of Huntsville which was laid out as a town and made the permanent seat, of government in 1839. The county was named in honor of President James Madison.
 
Erected 1936 by Arkansas Centennial Commission, 1836-1936, Arkansas Historical Commission. (Marker Number D-8.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Arkansas Centennial Commission marker series.
 
Location. 36° 5.239′ N, 93° 44.189′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Arkansas, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (Business U.S. 412) and West War Eagle Avenue, on the right when traveling east on West Main Street. Located at the Madison County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 West Main Street, Huntsville AR 72740, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Isaac Murphy / Governor Isaac Murphy (within shouting distance of this marker);
Madison County Marker at the County Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 23, 2019
2. Madison County Marker at the County Courthouse.
Huntsville Massacre (within shouting distance of this marker).
 
Also see . . .  Madison County history. (Submitted on October 25, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Government & PoliticsPolitical Subdivisions
 
View towards Memorial Park. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 23, 2019
3. View towards Memorial Park.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 38 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 25, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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