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Marshall in Searcy County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Searcy County

County Seat

 
 
Searcy County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 23, 2019
1. Searcy County Marker
Inscription.  The county seat of Searcy County was created in 1838 and was first located at Lebanon, on Bear Creek, about five miles west of the present town of Marshall, to which place the seat of justice was moved in 1856.
 
Erected 1936 by Arkansas Centennial Commission 1836-1936 Arkansas Historical Commission. (Marker Number E-2.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Arkansas Centennial Commission marker series.
 
Location. 35° 54.576′ N, 92° 37.904′ W. Marker is in Marshall, Arkansas, in Searcy County. Marker is on Center Street south of Nome Street, on the right when traveling south. Located at the Searcy County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Nome Street, Marshall AR 72650, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Arkansas Peace Society / Federal Raids on Burrowville (here, next to this marker); Devils Backbone Road Cut-Geology / Construction (approx. 1.4 miles away); South Mountain Scenic Overlook
Searcy County Marker at the courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 23, 2019
2. Searcy County Marker at the courthouse.
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Skirmish at Tomahawk (approx. 12.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Encyclopedia of Arkansas on Searcy County history. (Submitted on October 25, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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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 44 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 25, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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