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Walnut Ridge in Lawrence County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Walnut Ridge, Arkansas

 
 
Walnut Ridge, Arkansas Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, April 5, 2021
1. Walnut Ridge, Arkansas Marker
Inscription.  Col. W.M. Ponder, Founder, 1874
 
Erected 1974 by City of Walnut Ridge and Chamber of Commerce.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1874.
 
Location. 36° 4.214′ N, 90° 57.497′ W. Marker is in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, in Lawrence County. Marker is on West Main Street (U.S. 412) 0.1 miles west of Southwest 3rd Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 315 W Main St, Walnut Ridge AR 72476, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Valor (here, next to this marker); We the residents of Lawrence Co. (here, next to this marker); Dedicated to all Veterans who Served their Country (a few steps from this marker); Beatles Park (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washboard Sam (about 600 feet away); When The Beatles Came to Town (about 600 feet away); The Legacy of John A. Rhea (about 600 feet away); Sonny Burgess (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walnut Ridge.
 
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Walnut Ridge, Arkansas Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, April 5, 2021
2. Walnut Ridge, Arkansas Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 5, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 231 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 5, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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