Fayetteville in Washington County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
Erected 2009 by University of Arkansas Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Sports. A significant historical date for this entry is November 13, 1909.
Location. 36° 3.983′ N, 94° 9.97′ W. Marker is in Fayetteville, Arkansas, in Washington County. Marker is on Dickson Street near the railroad grade crossing, on the left when traveling west. Marker is Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 551 West Dickson Street, 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. The State and Land-Grant University of Arkansas (approx. 0.2 miles away); Will Rogers (approx. 0.2 miles away); James William Fulbright (approx. 0.2 miles away); Evergreen Cemetery (approx. Ό mile away); Reiff House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Stone House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fayetteville's Earliest Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lewis Brothers Building (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fayetteville.
Also see . . . Hugo Bezdek And The 1909 Razorbacks.
In 2009, the Razorback Athletic Department held an event to reenact the arrival at the Fayetteville train station, complete with a local actor, David Wright, arriving on an Arkansas & Missouri passenger train car on Dickson Street. The event was the kick off of 100 Years of the Razorback, a season-long, all-sport celebration of the 100th year of the mascot.(Submitted on November 7, 2020.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 673 times since then and 69 times this year. It was the Marker of the Week November 8, 2020. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 29, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on November 7, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.