Forrest City in St. Francis County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
Birth of a City
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is March 1, 1869.
Location. 35° 0.499′ N, 90° 47.084′ W. Marker is in Forrest City, Arkansas, in St. Francis County. Marker is at the intersection of South Washington Street (State Highway 18) and Front Street, on the left when traveling south on South Washington Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Forrest City AR 72335, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Courthouse Bell (about 500 feet away); Madison in the Civil War (approx. 3 miles away); The Trail of Tears along the Memphis to Little Rock Road (approx. 10.7 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 17, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 716 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 17, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 3. submitted on October 18, 2020, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.