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Clarendon in Monroe County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Monroe County First Court House

 
 
Monroe County <br>First Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 16, 2020
1. Monroe County
First Court House Marker
Inscription.  The first court house in Monroe County, created in 1829, was erected about 1830 on a site on Joseph Jacob's farm, to which was given the name of Lawrenceville. There it remained until 1856, when the county seat was moved to Clarendon.
 
Erected 1936 by Arkansas Centennial Commission; Arkansas History Commission. (Marker Number G5.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
 
Location. 34° 41.561′ N, 91° 18.829′ W. Marker is in Clarendon, Arkansas, in Monroe County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clarendon AR 72029, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clarendon in the Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); Clarendon (approx. 1˝ miles away); DeValls Bluff in the Civil War (approx. 10.4 miles away); DeValls Bluff Under Fire (approx. 10.4 miles away); Why DeValls Bluff (approx. 10.4 miles away); Common Ground for Many Soldiers (approx. 10.4 miles away); War on the White River
Monroe County First Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 16, 2020
2. Monroe County First Court House Marker
(approx. 10.4 miles away); DeValls Bluff: A Key Union Base (approx. 10.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarendon.
 
Also see . . .  History of Monroe County Arkansas. (Submitted on July 23, 2020, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Present Day Monroe County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 16, 2020
3. Present Day Monroe County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2020, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 47 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 23, 2020, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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