Eudora in Chicot County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
From the close of the Civil War to the beginning of the twentieth century, Cariola Landing at Grand Lake was one of the largest shipping points on the Mississippi River south of Helena, Arkansas. Cotton from a large area west and south of Eudora was shipped out and supplies were received. Cariola was named for Carrie, wife of merchant and planter A. Meyet, and Eola, wife of merchant Peter Ford.
Erected by Chicot County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 33° 5.503′ N, 91° 12.623′ W. Marker is in Eudora, Arkansas, in Chicot County. Marker is at the intersection of Grand Lake Loop (Arkansas Route 8) and Cariola Road when traveling south on Grand Lake Loop. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eudora AR 71640, 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. Eudora Under The Hill (approx. 3.1 miles away); Site of Mount Carmel (approx. 3.2 miles away); Cotton Storage HouseOld Highway 1 (approx. 7.8 miles away in Mississippi); Galloway Place Mound (approx. 8 miles away in Louisiana); In Remembrance (approx. 10.8 miles away in Mississippi); Jesse Crowell (approx. 10.8 miles away in Mississippi); St. John's Church (approx. 10.8 miles away in Mississippi). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eudora.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 48 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 6, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.