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Avoca in Benton County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Sesquicentennial Trail of the Centuries

Benton County Arkansas Sesquicentennial Monument 1836 - 1986

 

—Arkansas Sesquicentennial 1836 - 1986 —

 
Sesquicentennial Trail of the Centuries Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 5, 2012
1. Sesquicentennial Trail of the Centuries Marker
Inscription.
800 AD • Trace of the Rock People
1808 • Osage Boundary
1815 • Lawrence County
1827-28 • Lovely County
1838 • Trail of Tears
1840 • Trott's Stand
1858 • Old Wire Road
1858-61 • Butterfield Stage Route
1861 • Troop Trails
1862 • Civil War Earth Works
1882 • St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad
1896 • Birthplace of Field Kindley, WWI Ace
1913 • Coin Harvey's Ozark Trail
1926 • U.S. Highway 62
1956 • Poet Edsel Ford's "Sunday Creek"

 
Erected by Benton County.
 
Location. 36° 24.088′ N, 94° 4.352′ W. Marker is in Avoca, Arkansas, in Benton County. Marker is on Hudson Road (U.S. 62) south of Rose Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Avoca AR 72711, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dunagin's Farm (approx. one mile away); Where I Knew I Might Make the Best Fight (approx. 1.6 miles away); F-101B Voodoo (approx. 2.7 miles away); All Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); Leetown
Sesquicentennial Trail of the Centuries Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 5, 2012
2. Sesquicentennial Trail of the Centuries Marker
(approx. 3 miles away); A Village Full of Wounded Men (approx. 3 miles away); A Fierce Tangle in Morgan's Woods (approx. 3.2 miles away); Stand to Your Posts! (approx. 3.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Native AmericansRoads & VehiclesSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Sesquicentennial Trail of the Centuries Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 5, 2012
3. Sesquicentennial Trail of the Centuries Marker
Looking SW along US Hwy 62
Sesquicentennial Trail of the Centuries Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 5, 2012
4. Sesquicentennial Trail of the Centuries Marker
Sesquicentennial Trail of the Centuries Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 5, 2012
5. Sesquicentennial Trail of the Centuries Marker
Sesquicentennial Trail of the Centuries Marker Title image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 5, 2012
6. Sesquicentennial Trail of the Centuries Marker Title
On highway side of marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 9, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 516 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 9, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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