Lonoke in Lonoke County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
Joseph Taylor Robinson Home - 204 NE Front St.
Practiced law in Lonoke - 1893-1912
U.S. Congressman - 1902-1913.
Governor of Arkansas - January - March 1913.
U.S. Senator - 1913-1937. Lonoke was named for lone oak tree, surveyor's landmark for Memphis-Little Rock Railroad - 1858. The tree grew at 106 McKinley.
Eberts Field, U.S.Signal Corps Aviation Training School on 640 acres Hwy 89N, donated by citizens, was named for Lt. M.M. Eberts, aviator killed - 1917.
Erected 1976 by Lonoke Bicentennial.
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration marker series.
Location. 34° 47.131′ N, 91° 53.995′ W. Marker is in Lonoke, Arkansas, in Lonoke County. Marker is on North Center Street (State Highway 31) north of 2nd Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located near the southwest corner of the Lonoke County Courthouse grounds. Marker is in this post office area: Lonoke AR 72086, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lonoke County Confederate Monument (a few steps from this marker); Senator Joe T Robinson A Gun for All Reasons (within shouting distance of this marker); Hicks' Station in the Civil War (approx. 1½ miles away); Action at Ashley's Station (approx. 8.7 miles away); William H. Fuller (approx. 8.7 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Eberts Training Field - Encylopedia of Arkansas. (Submitted on June 6, 2013, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
2. Joseph T Robinson home - Encyclopedia of Arkansas. (Submitted on June 6, 2013, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
3. Joseph Taylor Robinson - Encyclopedia of Arkansas. (Submitted on June 6, 2013, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
4. Joseph Taylor Robinson - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on July 16, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 6, 2013, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 437 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 6, 2013, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.