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

Mr. Earney L. Dickson

 
 
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By Thomas Smith, June 5, 2021
1. Mr. Earney L. Dickson Marker
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The railroad depot was donated to the City of Pocahontas by Michael Parker to honor the memory of his Grandfather,
Mr. Earney L. Dickson
He was a prominent businessman in Randolph County from 1920's until his death in 1974, During his lifetime, he was engaged in banking and farming, but most widely known as owner and operator of Dickerson Oil Co. He also owned interest in oil related businesses in the states of Missouri and Alaska. He and his wife, Violetta Gerhart Dickson traveled extensively throughout the United States, and were avid collectors. They were the parents of 6 children: Anna Dickson Presley, Edna Dickson, Carl Dickson, Norma Dickson Parks, Ernest Dickson, and Eugenia (Jean) Dickson Parker.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1974.
 
Location. 36° 15.639′ N, 90° 58.133′ W. Marker is in Pocahontas, Arkansas, in Randolph County. Marker is on McDonald Street (U.S. 61/67) 0.1 miles from East Broadway Street (State Highway
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By Thomas Smith, June 5, 2021
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90/115), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 106 McDonald 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. The Black River Today (within shouting distance of this marker); A Shipping Route (within shouting distance of this marker); Settlement (within shouting distance of this marker); Native American Culture (within shouting distance of this marker); The River Basin (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of the St. Charles Hotel (about 300 feet away); American Civil War Monument (about 300 feet away); The Black River (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pocahontas.
 
Mr. Earney L. Dickson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Smith, June 5, 2021
3. Mr. Earney L. Dickson Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 8, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 8, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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