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Howard County Arkansas Historical Markers

 
View from Center Point Marker south to intersection of U.S. 278 & AR-26. image, Touch for more information
By Mark Hilton, August 2, 2018
View from Center Point Marker south to intersection of U.S. 278 & AR-26.
Arkansas (Howard County), Center Point — Center Point
Near this spot in 1837 Robert Messer built the first house in Center Point. A few years later John Russey opened the first store. Center Point acquired its name and post office in 1848, and became an incorporated town in 1859. Held by the . . . — Map (db m121163) HM
Arkansas (Howard County), Center Point — 126 — Howard County in the Civil War
At least four Confederate companies were recruited in what is now Howard County, including three serving in the 19th Arkansas Infantry, which trained near Center Point. The 19th Arkansas was part of the garrison at Arkansas Post when it was . . . — Map (db m121146) HM

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