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Monroe County Arkansas Historical Markers

 
Louis Jordan Marker at the Central Delta Depot Museum. image, Touch for more information
By Mark Hilton, April 10, 2018
Louis Jordan Marker at the Central Delta Depot Museum.
Arkansas (Monroe County), Brinkley — Louis JordanSounds from the Soil & Soul — Arkansas Delta Music Trail
Louis Jordan, born July 8, 1908, in Brinkley, Arkansas, was one of the state's brightest musical stars, ruling the rhythm and blues charts of the World War II era with hits like "Choo Choo Ch'Boogie," "Let the Good Times Roll," "Is You Is or . . . — Map (db m117265) HM
Arkansas (Monroe County), Holly Grove — Beginning Point of the Louisiana Purchase Survey
This stone marks the base established Nov. 10, 1815 from which the lands of the Louisiana Purchase were surveyed by the United States Engineers. The first survey from this point was made to satisfy the claims of the soldiers of the War of 1812 . . . — Map (db m6037) HM

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