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Clinton in Van Buren County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Van Buren County

First Court House

 
 
Van Buren County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 23, 2019
1. Van Buren County Marker
Inscription.  The first court house in Van Buren County was erected at Bloomington, on Little River, about eight miles below the present town of Clinton the county seat remained at Bloomington until 1844, when it was moved to Clinton. The county was named for President Martin Van Buren.
 
Erected 1936 by Arkansas Centennial Commission, 1836-1936, Arkansas Historical Commission. (Marker Number E-3.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Arkansas Centennial Commission, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #08 Martin Van Buren series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1844.
 
Location. 35° 35.562′ N, 92° 27.436′ W. Marker is in Clinton, Arkansas, in Van Buren County. Marker is at the intersection of Griggs Street and Elm Street, on the left when traveling north on Griggs Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 273 Main Street, Clinton AR 72031, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. The War in Van Buren County / Troops Raised in Van Buren County
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(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line).
 
Also see . . .  Encyclopedia of Arkansas on Van Buren County history. (Submitted on October 25, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Van Buren County Marker and courthouse. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 23, 2019
2. Van Buren County Marker and courthouse.
Another marker at opposite end of courthouse about Bloomington. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 23, 2019
3. Another marker at opposite end of courthouse about Bloomington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 25, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 25, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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