Near Avoca in Benton County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
Erected 1962 by Pea Ridge Memorial Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is February 17, 1862.
Location. 36° 24.791′ N, 94° 3.809′ W. Marker is near Avoca, Arkansas, in Benton County. Marker is on N. Old Wire Road (County Road 1703) 0.4 miles north of Smith Ridge Turnoff, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rogers AR 72756, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Where I Knew I Might Make the Best Fight (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sesquicentennial Trail of the Centuries (approx. one mile away); Leetown (approx. 2 miles away); A Village Full of Wounded MenA Fierce Tangle in Morgan's Woods (approx. 2.3 miles away); Stand to Your Posts! (approx. 2.3 miles away); A Crisis in Command (approx. 2.3 miles away); Save the Cannon! (approx. 2.3 miles away).
More about this marker. The marker was restored in 2013.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. The list is markers installed by the Pea Ridge Memorial Association from 1962-1964 on the Pea Ridge Campaign.
Also see . . . Skirmish at Little Sugar Creek (Dunagin's Farm). From The Civil War Muse website. (Submitted on November 17, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 17, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 554 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 17, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.