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Monticello in Drew County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Drew County

County Seat

 
 
Drew County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, June 17, 2015
1. Drew County Marker
Inscription. Drew County, named for Governor Thomas S. Drew, was organized in 1845 and Monticello was laid out in 1849 as the county seat. Many pioneer families whose sons and daughters became prominent in the affairs of State and Nation lived here.
 
Erected 1986 by Arkansas Centennial Commission, Arkansas History Commission. (Marker Number F-17.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Arkansas Centennial Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 37.619′ N, 91° 47.492′ W. Marker is in Monticello, Arkansas, in Drew County. Marker can be reached from South Main Street (State Highway 83) south of East Shelton Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This marker is on the grounds of the Drew County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210 South Main Street, Monticello AR 71655, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Drew County Troops (a few steps from this marker); Walls of War (within shouting distance of this marker); Monticello Confederate Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Drew County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, June 17, 2015
2. Drew County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2015, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 239 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 5, 2015, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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