Marion in Crittenden County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
The Sultana Tragedy
Erected 2013 by Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, City of Marion, Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council. (Marker Number 62.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission marker series.
Location. 35° 12.907′ N, 90° 11.897′ W. Marker is in Marion, Arkansas, in Crittenden County. Marker can be reached from Arkansas Route 77 north of East Military Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in the rear of the Marion City Hall parking lot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14 East Military Road, Marion AR 72364, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers The Loss of the Sultana (here, next to this marker); Military Road (here, next to this marker); Confederate Soldier's Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rhodes Storefronts (about 400 feet away); Crawfordsville (approx. 7.2 miles away); Plaquemine, Louisiana/Manchac Bend (approx. 9.1 miles away in Tennessee); Willow Cutoff/Salem Crevasse/Goodrich Landing,Louisiana (approx. 9.1 miles away in Tennessee); Ohio River (approx. 9.1 miles away in Tennessee). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on the Sultana. (Submitted on April 15, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Disasters • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 15, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 15, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.