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

Lakeport Plantation House

 
 
Lakeport Plantation House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
1. Lakeport Plantation House Marker
Inscription.  
Side 1
The Lakeport Plantation house was constructed circa 1859 for Lycurgus and Lydia Taylor Johnson. The skilled craftsmanship and lasting character are testaments to those who built the house. It is preserved in remembrance of all who lived and worked on the plantation.

Side 2
The survival of Lakeport Plantation is a tribute to the Sam Epstein family, who acquired the property in 1927. Listed on the National Register of Historical Places in 1974, it was gifted to Arkansas State University in 2001 by the Sam Epstein Angel family as a legacy for future generations.
 
Erected 2007 by Arkansas State University.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureArchitectureEducation. A significant historical year for this entry is 1859.
 
Location. 33° 15.419′ N, 91° 9.305′ W. Marker is near Lake Village, Arkansas, in Chicot County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 142, 0.9 miles Robert Mazzanti Road (Parish Road 505). Marker is in front of the house 0.4 miles north of AR-142
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using the plantation driveway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 601 AR-142, Lake Village AR 71653, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lakeport in the Civil War (a few steps from this marker); The Casualties at Ditch Bayou June 6, 1864 (approx. 4 miles away); The Battle at Ditch Bayou (approx. 4 miles away); Saunders-Pettit-Chapman-Cook Plantation Home (approx. 5.4 miles away); Belmont Plantation (approx. 7.1 miles away in Mississippi); In Memoriam Hyner Cemetery (approx. 7.4 miles away); Columbia (approx. 8.3 miles away); Italian Immigrants On Sunnyside Plantation (approx. 8.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake Village.
 
Also see . . .  Visit the Lakeport Plantation. (Submitted on November 10, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Lakeport Plantation House Marker, Side 2 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Blake Wintory, November 11, 2015
2. Lakeport Plantation House Marker, Side 2
Lakeport Plantation House & Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
3. Lakeport Plantation House & Marker
House and another nearby marker about the area. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
4. House and another nearby marker about the area.
Side view of Lakeport Plantation House. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
5. Side view of Lakeport Plantation House.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 10, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 508 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on November 11, 2015, by Blake Wintory of Lake Village, Arkansas. Photos:   1. submitted on November 10, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   2. submitted on November 11, 2015, by Blake Wintory of Lake Village, Arkansas.   3, 4, 5. submitted on November 10, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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