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Van Buren in Crawford County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Crawford County War Memorial

 
 
Crawford County War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 3, 2016
1. Crawford County War Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
On this lawn
was erected our first
Courthouse in 1841 and
has been the scene for many
events during the wars
in which Crawford County boys fought.
Mexican War, 1846.
War Between the States, 1861-1865.
Spanish American War, 1898. World War, 1917-18.
And women who did their part in these wars.
Erected 1937 by
Arkansas Division
United Daughters of the Confederacy.
In honor of
Miss Clara B. Eno
who has done so much to preserve
Arkansas history.

 
Erected 1937 by Arkansas Division United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, Mexican-AmericanWar, Spanish-AmericanWar, US CivilWar, World I. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
 
Location. 35° 26.037′ N, 94° 21.3′ W. Marker is in Van Buren, Arkansas, in Crawford County. Memorial is at the intersection of South 4th Street
Crawford County Courthouse behind memorial. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 3, 2016
2. Crawford County Courthouse behind memorial.
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and Webster Street, on the left when traveling north on South 4th Street. Located on the grounds of the Crawford County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Main Street, Van Buren AR 72956, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); History of Hebe Statue (within shouting distance of this marker); Crawford County Vietnam Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); First Three U.S. Deaths in WWI (within shouting distance of this marker); Albert Pike School House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Butterfield Stage Route (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Van Buren Raid (approx. 0.3 miles away); CSI: Van Buren (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Van Buren.
 
Portrait of Clara Berta Eno painted by Norma Lee Blain. image. Click for full size.
Courtesy of the Arkansas State Archives - circa 1960's.
3. Portrait of Clara Berta Eno painted by Norma Lee Blain.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 322 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 14, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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