Little Rock in Pulaski County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
Arkansas Statehood Centennial
Centennial Year 1936
J. Marion Futrell, Governor
Lee Cazort, Lieut. Governor & Pres. Of Senate
Ed. F. McDonald, Secretary of State
Earl Page, State Treasurer
Carl E. Bailey, Attorney General
Chas. E. Parker, Auditor of State
Geo. W. Neal, Commissioner of State Lands
Harve B. Thorne, Speaker of House of Reps.
Charles E. Johnson
Turner Butler, Frank G. Smith, Thos. H. Humphreys
Tom M. Mehaffy, Basil Barker, Edward L. McHaney
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Little Rock AR 72201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Testament" (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land (about 700 feet away); Arkansas Medal of Honor Monument (about 700 feet away); To The Confederate Women of Arkansas (about 700 feet away); Arkansas Vietnam Veterans' Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Max Henry Aronson – The First Cowboy-Western Movie Star (approx. one mile away); Fort Steele (approx. one mile away); 150th Anniversary of the War Between the States (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Little Rock.
Also see . . . Centennial Celebration. Officially held on June 15, 1936, the celebration commemorated the date President Andrew Jackson signed legislation making Arkansas the twenty-fifth state in the Union. Observances before and after the formal day included the composition of an official song and poem, the designation of a centennial flower, the issuance of a stamp, the crowning of a centennial queen, and the minting of two coins. There were also plays, parades, pageants, floats, contests, and exhibits, as well as a football championship, a visit by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and the placement of historical markers. (Submitted on October 3, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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