Little Rock in Pulaski County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
The “Little Rock”
For 100 years prior to the founding of the town this rock marked the crossing of the north and south trail of the early settlers, the river being fordable at this point, and was known as the "Little Rock." In 1821 Little Rock was made the capital of Arkansas territory, later when the territory became a state and admitted to the Union in 1836, the capital.
The "Little Rock" is the N.W. Corner of the Quapaw Line surveyed after the signing of the treaty of cession between the Quapaw tribe and the United States June 24, 1818. Erected with the aid of officials of the city of Little Rock by
Location. 34° 44.943′ N, 92° 15.995′ W. Marker is in Little Rock, Arkansas, in Pulaski County. Marker can be reached from Ottenheimer Plaza. Touch for map. Marker is located on the Arkansas Trail, just to the East of the Junction Bridge, just North of Ottenheimer Plaza. Marker is in this post office area: Little Rock AR 72201, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Geyer & Adams Building (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Concordia Hall and Jewish Life in Little Rock (about 600 feet away); Porbeck & Bowman Building (about 600 feet away); Augustus Hill Garland (about 800 feet away); Tuf-Nut Lofts (approx. ¼ mile away); First Site: Arkansas College of Medicine (approx. 0.3 miles away); Freedom Riders in Little Rock (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gilbert Maxwell Aronson (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Little Rock.
Also see . . .
1. The Little Rock Look Back: The Quapaw Line. (Submitted on March 22, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.)
2. Jean-Baptiste Bénard de la Harpe. (Submitted on March 22, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.)
3. Junction Bridge Pedestrian Walkway. The bridge seen in the background of the photo of the site of the "Little Rock is the Junction Street Pedestrian Walkway accessible by elevator or stairs. (Submitted on March 22, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 22, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 306 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 22, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.