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Pine Bluff in Jefferson County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Barraque Street

 
 
Barraque Street Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, May 10, 2010
1. Barraque Street Marker
Inscription.  This street was named for Antoine Barraque (1773-1858), native of France, soldier of Napoleon, and one of this area's earliest settlers. Founder of New Gascony in this county, he was a man of property and Indian sub-agent. Trusted and liked by the Quapaw nation, he led that tribe to their new home pursuant to the Treaty of 1824. A distinguished citizen of early Jefferson County, Antoine Barraque has descendants still living in Pine Bluff.
 
Erected by Jefferson County History Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1824.
 
Location. 34° 13.773′ N, 92° 0.265′ W. Marker is in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of West Barraque Street and North Pine Street, on the right when traveling west on West Barraque Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pine Bluff AR 71601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Auguste La noir de Serville (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Bonne Cabin
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Pine Bluff (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Memorial to the War that United the North and South (about 400 feet away); Jefferson County First Court House (about 500 feet away); Boone-Murphy House / Union Strategy and Pine Bluff (approx. 0.4 miles away); Joseph Carter Corbin (approx. 1.2 miles away); Bayou Bartholomew (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pine Bluff.
 
Barraque Street Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, May 10, 2010
2. Barraque Street Marker
Looking West on West Barraque Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,138 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 10, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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