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Little Rock in Pulaski County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Quapaw Line

 
 
The Quapaw Line stone. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 10, 2018
1. The Quapaw Line stone.
Inscription.
This stone marks the Quapaw
Line, west boundary of lands in
Territorial Arkansas, ceded
the Quapaw Indians by the
United States according to
the Treaty of 1818

 
Erected 1936 by the Captain Basil Gaither Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 34° 44.37′ N, 92° 16.022′ W. Marker is in Little Rock, Arkansas, in Pulaski County. Marker is at the intersection of East 9th Street and Commerce Street, on the right when traveling east on East 9th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 East 9th Street, Little Rock AR 72202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Mehlburger Markers (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); 206th Coast Artillery (Anti-Aircraft) Memorial (about 700 feet away); The Arsenal Crisis (about 700 feet away); In Memory of United Spanish War Veterans (about 700 feet away); The Little Rock Arsenal (about 800 feet
The Quapaw Line marker in front of the Arkansas Arts Center. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 10, 2018
2. The Quapaw Line marker in front of the Arkansas Arts Center.
away); The Story of David O. Dodd (about 800 feet away); Roosevelt Visits Little Rock (about 800 feet away); In Memory of David O. Dodd (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Little Rock.
 
Also see . . .
1. In Search of the Quapaw Line (blog). (Submitted on April 12, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on the Quapaw. (Submitted on April 12, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansNotable Places
 
View of stone looking west on 9th Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 10, 2018
3. View of stone looking west on 9th Street.
This is the "Little Rock" whence came the name of the City of Little Rock. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 10, 2018
4. This is the "Little Rock" whence came the name of the City of Little Rock.
The Treaty of 1818 & the Quapaw Line: “Beginning at a point on the Arkansaw river, opposite the present post of Arkansaw, and running thence, a due southwest course, to the Washita river; thence, up that river, to the Saline fork; and up the Saline fork to a point, from whence a due north course would strike the Arkansaw river at the Little Rock; and thence, down the right bank of the Arkansaw, to the place of beginning”
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 12, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 71 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 12, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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