“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Jefferson County, Arkansas

Clickable Map of Jefferson County, Arkansas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Jefferson County, AR (14) Arkansas County, AR (35) Cleveland County, AR (13) Grant County, AR (13) Lincoln County, AR (3) Lonoke County, AR (22) Pulaski County, AR (190)  JeffersonCounty(14) Jefferson County (14)  ArkansasCounty(35) Arkansas County (35)  ClevelandCounty(13) Cleveland County (13)  GrantCounty(13) Grant County (13)  LincolnCounty(3) Lincoln County (3)  LonokeCounty(22) Lonoke County (22)  PulaskiCounty(190) Pulaski County (190)
Pine Bluff is the county seat for Jefferson County
Adjacent to Jefferson County, Arkansas
      Arkansas County (35)  
      Cleveland County (13)  
      Grant County (13)  
      Lincoln County (3)  
      Lonoke County (22)  
      Pulaski County (190)  
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1 Arkansas, Jefferson County, Pine Bluff — A Memorial to the War that United the North and South
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2 Arkansas, Jefferson County, Pine Bluff — Auguste La noir de Serville
To honor Auguste La noir de Serville Hero of the American Revolution French Marine served under Count de Grasse Wounded Yorktown, VA Oct. 14, 1781 Died Jefferson Co. Ark. Dec. 30, 1828Map (db m30579) HM
3 Arkansas, Jefferson County, Pine Bluff — Barraque Street
This street was named for Antoine Barraque (1773-1858), native of France, soldier of Napoleon, and one of this area's earliest settlers. Founder of New Gascony in this county, he was a man of property and Indian sub-agent. Trusted and liked by the . . . Map (db m30577) HM
4 Arkansas, Jefferson County, Pine Bluff — Battle of Pine Bluff
During the morning and early afternoon of October 25, 1863, Colonel Powell Clayton commander of federal troops occupying Pine Bluff, successfully repulsed a three-pronged confederate attack of forces of General John S. Marmaduke. Cotton bales . . . Map (db m30578) HM
5 Arkansas, Jefferson County, Pine Bluff — Bayou Bartholomew
Beginning 10 miles northwest of Pine Bluff, this storied bayou flows 300 miles through 6 Arkansas counties and 2 Louisiana parishes before emptying into the Ouachita River in north Louisiana. Indian mounds dotted its banks. Immigrants travelled it . . . Map (db m30581) HM
6 Arkansas, Jefferson County, Pine Bluff — 29 — Boone-Murphy House / Union Strategy and Pine Bluff
Boone-Murphy House Following the Union capture of Little Rock on Sept. 10, 1863, citizens of Pine Bluff asked that a Union garrison be stationed there for their protection. Gen. Frederick Steele sent the veteran 5th Kansas Cavalry and 1st . . . Map (db m170444) HM
7 Arkansas, Jefferson County, Pine Bluff — F-6 — Jefferson County First Court House
The first court house in Jefferson County created in 1829 and named for President Thomas Jefferson was erected on this site at (Pine Bluff) in 1833. Meanwhile, sessions of the county court had been held first at the house of Joseph Bonne and second . . . Map (db m30580) HM
8 Arkansas, Jefferson County, Pine Bluff — Joseph Bonne Cabin
In 1818 a French trapper, Joseph Bonne landed on the south bank of the Arkansas River with his dog and gun near the location of the original Jefferson County Courthouse. Driven to this high bluff after flood waters had threatened his homesite at . . . Map (db m30576) HM
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9 Arkansas, Jefferson County, Pine Bluff — Joseph Carter Corbin1833-1911
In 1875, Joseph Corbin the son of former slaves, became the founder and principal of Branch Normal College (now UAPB) where he served until 1902. A profound mathematician, outstanding musician, linguist, and holder of bachelor and masters degrees . . . Map (db m70701) HM
10 Arkansas, Jefferson County, Wabbaseka — In 1912,
In 1912, Secretary of State Earle Hodges (1911-1917) and the Pine Bluff chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution sponsored a competition to produce a design for Arkansas’s first state flag. Since 1819, Arkansans had lived, fought, played . . . Map (db m168987) HM
11 Arkansas, Jefferson County, Wabbaseka — Miss Willie K. Hocker
Miss Willie Kavanaugh Hocker of Wabbaseka was the designer of the Arkansas state flag. Miss Hocker, a member of the Pine Bluff Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, submitted her flag design to the Arkansas General Assembly in . . . Map (db m167532) HM
12 Arkansas, Jefferson County, Wabbaseka — The Arkansas Flag/Wabbaseka Memorial
The Arkansas Flag/Wabbaseka Memorial was founded by Jason Irby in 2013. Jason is an author and humanitarian who grew up in Wabbaseka and attended the public schools around the city. Jason attended Willie K. Hocker Elementary/Jr. High schools, . . . Map (db m169051) HM
13 Arkansas, Jefferson County, Wabbaseka — USS Arkansas1912 - 1946
Wabbaseka Memorial Committee Post Office Box 11 Wabbaseka, AR 72176 Attention: Jason Irby, Chairman Ladies and Gentlemen: Congratulations to you and all the citizens of the State of Arkansas as you commemorate the 100th . . . Map (db m167483) HM
14 Arkansas, Jefferson County, Wabbaseka — Willie Kavanaugh Hocker1862-1944
Miss Willie Kavanaugh Hocker of Wabbaseka, Arkansas, designer of the Arkansas flag, and one of the most interesting personalities of the state. Miss Hocker taught in the public schools of the state for a number of years, and her knowledge of the . . . Map (db m167472) HM
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Sep. 26, 2023