Fayetteville in Washington County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
In Memory Of
Volunteer in Battle of New Orleans, 1815
Member of Tennessee Legislature, 1827
Grand Master of Masons in Tennessee, 1831
District Judge of Arkansas Territory, 1832-1836
Charter Member of Washington Lodge F.&A.M., 1835
Charter Member of Far West Chapter No. 1, R.A. [Royal Arch] Masons, 1841 Member of Congress from Arkansas, 1836-1840, 1844-1846
Governor of Arkansas, 1840-1844
Colonel of Arkansas Volunteers
In War with Mexico, 1846-1847
Killed in Action at Battle of Buena Vista,
Mexico, Feb. 23, 1847
A Distinguished Mason, a Gallant Soldier,
An Upright Judge, a Fearless Champion of Popular Rights
A Sincere Friend, an Honest Man.
Erected by Washington Lodge No. 1, F.&A. Masons and Far West Chapter No. 1, Royal Arch Masons (Fayetteville, Arkansas).
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, Mexican-American. A significant historical date for this entry is February 23, 1847.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fayetteville AR 72701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Butterfield Stage Route (a few steps from this marker); First Confederate Company Organized in Washington County (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Guisinger Building (about 600 feet away); Significant Dates in Fayetteville History (about 700 feet away); Fayetteville Center Square (about 700 feet away); Evolution of Fayetteville (about 700 feet away); Lewis Brothers Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mrs. Young Block (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fayetteville.
Also see . . . Archibald Yell. Encyclopedia of Arkansas entry. (Submitted on September 29, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 567 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 29, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on September 12, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.