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Pocahontas in Randolph County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

This meteor fell July 1859

 
 
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By Thomas Smith, April 23, 2021
1. This meteor fell July 1859 Marker
Inscription.  This meteor fell July 1859 in the Black River Bottoms of Randolph County. It was discovered by A.H. Keith. Donated by the Keith family March 16th in celebration of Arkansas' sesquicentennial.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1859.
 
Location. 36° 15.677′ N, 90° 58.268′ W. Marker is in Pocahontas, Arkansas, in Randolph County. Marker is at the intersection of West Broadway Street (State Highway 90/115) and South Van Bibber Street, on the left when traveling west on West Broadway Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 W Broadway St, Pocahontas AR 72455, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Sir Henry Morton Stanley (within shouting distance of this marker); Spinnenweber and Peters Equine Store and Merchantile (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Randolph County Court House (about 300 feet away); The Old Randolph County Courthouse
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By Thomas Smith, April 23, 2021
2. This meteor fell July 1859 Marker
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(about 300 feet away); Lewis deMun (about 300 feet away); American Civil War Monument (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pocahontas.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 24, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 27, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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