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Marianna in Lee County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Lee County

 
 
Lee County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 10, 2018
1. Lee County Marker
Inscription. The site of Marianna was acquired through a deed from Mary Ann Harland and the heirs of her first husband, Daniel Martin. The town was named in her memory. She was born in Kentucky May 6, 1802: died October 25, 1857. The first court house in Lee County was erected in Marianna soon after the location of the permanent seat of justice there in 1873. The county was named for the great Confederate commander, General Robert E. Lee.
 
Erected 1936 by Arkansas Centennial Commission/Arkansas History Commission. (Marker Number H-15.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Arkansas Centennial Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 46.465′ N, 90° 45.44′ W. Marker is in Marianna, Arkansas, in Lee County. Marker is at the intersection of East Chestnut Street and North Poplar Street, on the right when traveling east on East Chestnut Street. Touch for map. Located in Court Square, across from the Lee County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15 East Chestnut Street, Marianna AR 72360, United States of America.
 
More about this marker. The marker has been repainted from its original silver color, with black lettering. Some changes were apparently mistakenly made in the coloring
Lee County Marker across from the Lee County Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 10, 2018
2. Lee County Marker across from the Lee County Courthouse.
The courthouse was built in 1890, and expanded in 1936. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995. The courthouse was built in the Colonial Revival and Art Deco styles.
of the lettering.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the Lee County Courthouse. (Submitted on April 10, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Lee County Marker and the court square. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 10, 2018
3. Lee County Marker and the court square.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 10, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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