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Yellville in Marion County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Marion County

First County Seat

 
 
Marion County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 10, 2011
1. Marion County Marker
Inscription.

Marion County, created in 1835, was first named Searcy County. In 1836 its name changed to Marion by the first state legislature. That same year Yellville was laid out as a town and made the permanent seat of county government. The county was named for General Francis Marion.
 
Erected by Arkansas Centennial Commission, Arkansas History Commission.
 
Location. 36° 13.523′ N, 92° 40.914′ W. Marker is in Yellville, Arkansas, in Marion County. Marker is on East Old Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of the old Marion County Courthouse building, near the main entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 East Old Main Street, Yellville AR 72687, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. Double Turbine Water Wheel (within shouting distance of this marker).
 
Also see . . .
1. Marion County, Arkansas.
Marion County, located in north-central Arkansas, is Arkansas's 35th county and its first following statehood in 1836. (Submitted on April 11, 2016, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Marion County Court House.
1905 and 1943-44 structure erected with modifications from burned-out shell of
Marion County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 10, 2011
2. Marion County Marker
Old Marion County Courthouse Entrance behind marker
1905 building. Listed on National Register of Historic Places on May 19, 1994. (Submitted on April 11, 2016, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

3. The Arkansas Sesquicentennial Celebration.
The Arkansas Sesquicentennial Celebration was a year-long event in 1986 commemorating the 150th anniversary of Arkansasís admission into the Union. (Submitted on April 11, 2016, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Categories. Political SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers
 
Old Marion County Courthouse (<i>front west corner</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 10, 2011
3. Old Marion County Courthouse (front west corner)
Old Marion County Courthouse (<i>front east corner</i> image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 10, 2011
4. Old Marion County Courthouse (front east corner
Arkansas Sesquicentennial Time Capsule image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 10, 2011
5. Arkansas Sesquicentennial Time Capsule
1986 Arkansas Sesquicentennial Time Capsule. Located on the southeast corner of the courthouse grounds, at the intersection of North Berry Street & East Old Main Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2016, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 184 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 11, 2016, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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