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Helena in Phillips County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Hernando De Soto

 
 
Hernando De Soto Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, January 17, 2012
1. Hernando De Soto Marker
Inscription.  
1541-1931
June 18, 1541
Hernando De Soto
Crossed the Mississippi River
near Friar's Point to Aquixo
an Indian Village
south of
Helena, Arkansas

 
Erected by James Bate Chapter, D.A.R.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 18, 1541.
 
Location. 34° 31.351′ N, 90° 35.17′ W. Marker is in Helena, Arkansas, in Phillips County. Marker is on Cherry Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 141 Cherry Street, Helena AR 72342, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Union Stronghold in Confederate Arkansas (within shouting distance of this marker); A Great Upheaval (within shouting distance of this marker); Phillips County Goes to War (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Helena
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(within shouting distance of this marker); They Passed This Way (within shouting distance of this marker); Helena and The Trail of Tears (within shouting distance of this marker); KFFA 1360 Helena (within shouting distance of this marker); The Blues Trail: Mississippi to Helena (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Helena.
 
Hernando De Soto Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, January 17, 2012
2. Hernando De Soto Marker
Marker next to Delta Cultural Center Cherry Street Pavilion. Left corner.
Hernando De Soto Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, January 17, 2012
3. Hernando De Soto Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 23, 2012, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 1,070 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 23, 2012, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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