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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Jackson County, Arkansas

 
Clickable Map of Jackson 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 Jackson County, AR (9) Craighead County, AR (7) Cross County, AR (4) Independence County, AR (9) Lawrence County, AR (29) Poinsett County, AR (1) White County, AR (16) Woodruff County, AR (12)  JacksonCounty(9) Jackson County (9)  CraigheadCounty(7) Craighead County (7)  CrossCounty(4) Cross County (4)  IndependenceCounty(9) Independence County (9)  LawrenceCounty(29) Lawrence County (29)  PoinsettCounty(1) Poinsett County (1)  WhiteCounty(16) White County (16)  WoodruffCounty(12) Woodruff County (12)
Newport is the county seat for Jackson County
Adjacent to Jackson County, Arkansas
      Craighead County (7)  
      Cross County (4)  
      Independence County (9)  
      Lawrence County (29)  
      Poinsett County (1)  
      White County (16)  
      Woodruff County (12)  
 
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1Arkansas, Jackson County, Jacksonport — Jackson County CourthouseBuilt 1869 - 72
. . . Map (db m116611) HM
2Arkansas, Jackson County, Jacksonport — Jacksonport in the Civil War
Jacksonport was one of the main mustering points for the Confederate army in Arkansas. Throughout the war both armies contended for possession of this strategic port located at the center of the White and Black river trade. The Confederate attack on . . . Map (db m116206) HM
3Arkansas, Jackson County, Jacksonport — 60 — Shelling of Jacksonport
In spring 1862, Confederate Gen. Thomas Hindman sent the C.S.S. Maurepas under Capt. Joseph Fry up the White River to destroy Union supplies at Jacksonport and Grand Glaize. Fry arrived on June 2, 1862, and began shelling Jacksonport. Union . . . Map (db m116187) HM
4Arkansas, Jackson County, Jacksonport — Surrender at Jacksonport
Here on June 5, 1865 Confederate General Jeff Thompson formally surrendered the army of Northern Arkansas to Union military authorities. More than five thousand officers and enlisted men who served under Thompson were paroled here, as were . . . Map (db m116199) HM
5Arkansas, Jackson County, Newport — For all who serve past, present, and future
[Title is text]Map (db m188628) WM
6Arkansas, Jackson County, Newport — In Honor of our Veterans
In honor of our VeteransMap (db m186613) WM
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7Arkansas, Jackson County, Newport — G-3 — Jackson County First Court House
The first court house in Jackson County, created in 1832, was located at Litchfield, where it remained until 1839, when it was moved to Elizabeth. In 1852 Augusta (now Woodruff County) was made the county seat and two years later it was moved to . . . Map (db m116624) HM
8Arkansas, Jackson County, Newport — Joe E. LewisProfessional Musician
Born in Pennington, Ark on Jan. 4, 1937 to John and Itha Lewis. A legend in his time to those who knew him, Joe was a member of the Twitty Bird Band, of which he gave twenty years of service, bringing joy to the hearts of millions of people who . . . Map (db m207902) HM
9Arkansas, Jackson County, Newport — This Monument is Dedicated to Those Who Served Our CountryKilled In Action
World War I Alred, William M.- Birdsong, John- Chord, Alton L.- Cole, Elder M.- Davis, Henry - Feeback, Gilbert- Griffin, Neil - Hawthorne, Francis - Howell, Eldridge R. - Inman, Roe - Nash, William E. - Pruett, Jim - Smith, John C. - Ward, . . . Map (db m187950) WM
 
 
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Feb. 4, 2023