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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Drew County, Arkansas

 
Clickable Map of Drew County, Arkansas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Drew County, AR (5) Ashley County, AR (3) Bradley County, AR (1) Chicot County, AR (16) Cleveland County, AR (12) Desha County, AR (14) Lincoln County, AR (1)  DrewCounty(5) Drew County (5)  AshleyCounty(3) Ashley County (3)  BradleyCounty(1) Bradley County (1)  ChicotCounty(16) Chicot County (16)  ClevelandCounty(12) Cleveland County (12)  DeshaCounty(14) Desha County (14)  LincolnCounty(1) Lincoln County (1)
Adjacent to Drew County, Arkansas
    Ashley County (3)
    Bradley County (1)
    Chicot County (16)
    Cleveland County (12)
    Desha County (14)
    Lincoln County (1)
 
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1Arkansas (Drew County), Jerome — Jerome Relocation Center1942 – 1944
On February 19, 1942, Pres. Franklin Roosevelt signed into law Executive Order No. 9066, interning over 120,000 persons of Japanese ancestry, and this act irrevocably changed their lives. The majority of these people were American citizens. As . . . Map (db m170318) HM
2Arkansas (Drew County), Monticello — F-17 — Drew CountyCounty Seat
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.Map (db m85085) HM
3Arkansas (Drew County), Monticello — 91 — Drew County Troops
(side 1) Sixteen Confederate companies were raised in Drew County during the Civil War. Two, the "Confederate Stars" and "Selma Rifles," joined the 3rd Arkansas Infantry and fought with the Army of Northern Virginia. Three, the "Cut-off . . . Map (db m85087) HM
4Arkansas (Drew County), Monticello — Monticello Confederate Monument
To the Confederate Soldiers of Drew County. 1861—1865 Furl that banner! True, 'tis gory, yet 'tis wreathed around with glory, and 'twill live in song and story, though its folds are in the dust. Father Ryan . . . Map (db m85093) WM
5Arkansas (Drew County), Monticello — Walls of WarDrew County Veterans Memorial
Erected by the citizens of Drew County in honor of all who served or who may serve and dedicated to those who gave their lives that we might be free. Veterans Day 1988. World War I B.C. Bast, George F. Cater, Chisley Garrison, Forrest . . . Map (db m85089) HM
 
 
 
May. 11, 2021