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Batesville in Independence County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Independence County Office and Library

 
 
Independence County Office and Library Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Judy King, September 7, 2012
1. Independence County Office and Library Marker
Inscription.  This building was constructed in 1904 by the federal government for the U.S. Post Office and the Batesville division of federal court for the Eastern District of Arkansas and was in use by federal agencies until 1974 when a new building was built a block south. The building was purchased for Independence County in 1975 by Judge Jess Carpenter and converted to use for the library and county offices.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1904.
 
Location. 35° 46.286′ N, 91° 39.093′ W. Marker is in Batesville, Arkansas, in Independence County. Marker is on East Main Street west of South 4th Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 368 East Main Street, Batesville AR 72501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Williams Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Barnett Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pioneer Cemetery (about 400 feet away); Hail Building (about 400 feet away); First Arkansas Methodist Conference
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(about 600 feet away); Independence Bell (about 600 feet away); Batesville Confederate Monument (about 600 feet away); Independence County Courthouse (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Batesville.
 
Also see . . .  Independence County Library ::. (Submitted on December 5, 2013.)
 
Independence County Office and Library Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Judy King, September 7, 2012
2. Independence County Office and Library Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 3, 2013, by Judy King of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 791 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 3, 2013, by Judy King of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.

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