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Lake Village in Chicot County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Chicot County

County Seat

 
 
Chicot County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
1. Chicot County Marker
Inscription.  The county seat of Chicot County was located at Columbia in 1823, where it remained until 1855. The county took its name from Point Chicot, on the Mississippi.
 
Erected 1936 by Arkansas Centennial Commission 1836-1936 Arkansas Historical Commission. (Marker Number G-8.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Political SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Arkansas Centennial Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1823.
 
Location. 33° 19.882′ N, 91° 16.909′ W. Marker is in Lake Village, Arkansas, in Chicot County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Main Street and North Lakeshore Drive (Arkansas Highway 144). Located on the right side of the Chicot County Courthouse grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 108 Main Street, Lake Village AR 71653, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chicot County Confederate Monument (a few steps from this marker); Italian Immigrants On Sunnyside Plantation (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line);
Chicot County Courthouse with marker on far right. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
2. Chicot County Courthouse with marker on far right.
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New Hope Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Col. Charles A. Lindbergh (approx. 1.8 miles away); Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh (approx. 1.8 miles away); Saunders-Pettit-Chapman-Cook Plantation Home (approx. 4.4 miles away); In Memoriam Hyner Cemetery (approx. 4.4 miles away); The Battle at Ditch Bayou (approx. 5½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake Village.
 
More about this marker. One of 143 cast-iron markers placed across Arkansas in partnership with the Arkansas History Commission during the state's 1936 centennial.
 
Also see . . .  Chicot County history. (Submitted on October 20, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
View from marker towards Lake Chicot. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
3. View from marker towards Lake Chicot.
View from marker looking south on Lakeshore Drive. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
4. View from marker looking south on Lakeshore Drive.
City Hall and downtown near Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
5. City Hall and downtown near Courthouse.
Confederate monument near Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
6. Confederate monument near Courthouse.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 442 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 20, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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Dec. 8, 2022