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Hope in Hempstead County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

"I Still Believe In A Place Called Hope"

President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site

 

— National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —

 
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By TeamOHE, May 6, 2020
1. "I Still Believe In A Place Called Hope" Marker
Inscription.  
"In this house I learned to walk and talk. I learned to pray I learned to read and I learned to count by number cards my grandparents tacked on the kitchen window."
— President Clinton, Dedication Speech at the Birthplace Home in 1999.

This house was the first home of William Jefferson Clinton, 42nd President of the United States. Clinton lived here for the first four years of his life with his mother and maternal grandparents. He continued to visit his grandparents here until his grandfather's death in 1956.
 
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 33° 40.033′ N, 93° 35.783′ W. Marker is in Hope, Arkansas, in Hempstead County. Marker is on South Harvey Street just north of West 2nd Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 117 S Hervey St, Hope AR 71801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Jefferson Clinton (within shouting
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By TeamOHE, May 6, 2020
2. "I Still Believe In A Place Called Hope" Marker
distance of this marker); Mail Pole (approx. ¼ mile away); Catalpa Tree (approx. ¼ mile away); Merchants Of Hope (approx. ¼ mile away); President William Jefferson Clinton (approx. 0.3 miles away); Railroad Inspection Car (approx. 0.3 miles away); Boyhood Home Of Bill Clinton (approx. 0.9 miles away); Skirmishes at Prairie D'Ane (approx. 13.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hope.
 
"I Still Believe In A Place Called Hope" Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 6, 2020
3. "I Still Believe In A Place Called Hope" Marker
"I Still Believe In A Place Called Hope" Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 6, 2020
4. "I Still Believe In A Place Called Hope" Marker
"I Still Believe In A Place Called Hope" Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 6, 2020
5. "I Still Believe In A Place Called Hope" Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 6, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 26 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 6, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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