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Crocketts Bluff in Arkansas County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Crocketts Bluff

 
 
Crocketts Bluff Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 26, 2017
1. Crocketts Bluff Marker
Inscription. Named for Captain Robert Crockett, grandson of the famous David (Davey) Crockett, this community was a flourishing river port during the second half of the 19th century. The Crockett Rifles (Company H, 1st Arkansas Infantry), first Confederate company raised in Arkansas County and one of the first in the state, was recruited in this vicinity by Captain Robert H. Crockett in 1861. A new era began in 1906 when Henry Prange successfully cultivated a small plot of rice in his front yard.
 
Erected 1965 by the Grand Prairie Historical Society, Crocketts Bluff Community Center.
 
Location. 34° 26.534′ N, 91° 13.196′ W. Marker is in Crocketts Bluff, Arkansas, in Arkansas County. Marker is on Arkansas Route 153 north of Starks Lane, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crocketts Bluff AR 72038, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Captain Alf Johnson's Spy Company (approx. 4 miles away); J. Deane & Sons Hardware Store (approx. 6.7 miles away); St. Charles Battle Monument (approx. 6.7 miles away); Engagement at St. Charles (approx. 7 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
Marker near the former Schwab's Grocery (closed in 1985). image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 26, 2017
2. Marker near the former Schwab's Grocery (closed in 1985).
The view north on AR-153. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 26, 2017
3. The view north on AR-153.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 1, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 1, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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