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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Little River County, Arkansas
Adjacent to Little River County, Arkansas
► Hempstead County (8) ► Howard County (2) ► Miller County (1) ► Sevier County (3) ► McCurtain County, Oklahoma (8) ► Bowie County, Texas (16)
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|Anderson Ferry, on Little River 2 miles north of this point, was in operation during the early 1800's. It served the pioneers traveling to southwest Arkansas and Texas on the Old Southwest Trail. Anderson Ferry provided a passage from Old Paraclifta . . . — — Map (db m121276) HM|
|Little River County was formed 1867 out of lands taken from Hempstead and Sevier Counties by Act 104 of the Arkansas Legislature approved March 7, 1867. The Act fixed the temporary county seat at the home of William M. Freeman, which was ½ mile . . . — — Map (db m121273) HM|
|This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic places by the United States Department of the Interior.
Founders Odessa Smith, Newton Smith, Dan Smith, Thelma Skies, Shelba Clowdis
Alleene Birth Place of Chet Lauck The Lum . . . — — Map (db m172967) HM|
| Rocky Comfort, made the County Seat of Little River County in 1868, continued as such until 1880, when it was moved to Richmond and from there the Seat of Justice was moved to Ashdown. — — Map (db m121243) HM|
|Birthplace of the twentieth Governor of Arkansas, one of the state's most colorful personalities. — — Map (db m121244) HM|
|Little River County War Memorial 1917-1918 & 1941-1945. See picture for list of names — — Map (db m172969) WM|
|The Arkansas Constitutional Convention of 1868 located the permanent county seat at Rocky Comfort, where it remained until 1880. The first term of court was held there August 4, 1868. A frame court house was erected with offices on the first floor . . . — — Map (db m121277) HM|
Confederate Camp at Richmond
On Aug. 28, 1864, Confederate Gen. Sterling Price led an army from Camden on a raid that took them through Missouri, Kansas and the Indian Territory before they returned to Arkansas at Laynesport in Little . . . — — Map (db m121143) HM|
|In the fall of 1851, three Mills brothers
headed west, one by water, one by land and
one to Texas. This brought Joel Mills wife,
Kitura Burke Bird and family from Henderson
Co., Tennessee to Sevier County, now known
as Little River County. . . . — — Map (db m121361) HM|