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

Saunders-Pettit-Chapman-Cook Plantation Home

 
 
Saunders-Pettit-Chapman-Cook Plantation Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 26, 2017
1. Saunders-Pettit-Chapman-Cook Plantation Home Marker
Inscription. This home was built about the year 1848 for John H. Saunders and his wife Martha A. Pettit Saunders. During the Civil War engagement at Ditch Bayou in 1864 the house was used as a hospital for soldiers of both armies. A number of military dead were buried just west of the house. Antonia H. Pettit, sister of Martha Saunders, was reputed to have been the first white child in Chicot County.
 
Erected by Chicot County Historical Society.
 
Location. 33° 16.537′ N, 91° 14.738′ W. Marker is near Lake Village, Arkansas, in Chicot County. Marker is on U.S. 278 0.4 miles east of U.S. 65, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4236 US-278, Lake Village AR 71653, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Battle at Ditch Bayou (approx. 1.4 miles away); Italian Immigrants On Sunnyside Plantation (approx. 4.3 miles away); Chicot County Confederate Monument (approx. 4.4 miles away); Chicot County (approx. 4.4 miles away); New Hope Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 4.5 miles away); Lakeport in the Civil War
The Saunders-Pettit-Chapman-Cook Plantation home. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 26, 2017
2. The Saunders-Pettit-Chapman-Cook Plantation home.
(approx. 5.4 miles away); Lakeport Plantation House (approx. 5.4 miles away); Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake Village.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNotable PlacesScience & MedicineWar, US Civil
 
View from marker west towards Lake Village. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 26, 2017
3. View from marker west towards Lake Village.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 30, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 30, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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