“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 Little River County, Arkansas

Clickable Map of Little River 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> Little River County, AR (9) Hempstead County, AR (8) Howard County, AR (2) Miller County, AR (5) Sevier County, AR (3) McCurtain County, OK (11) Bowie County, TX (18)  LittleRiverCounty(9) Little River County (9)  HempsteadCounty(8) Hempstead County (8)  HowardCounty(2) Howard County (2)  MillerCounty(5) Miller County (5)  SevierCounty(3) Sevier County (3)  McCurtainCountyOklahoma(11) McCurtain County (11)  BowieCountyTexas(18) Bowie County (18)
Ashdown is the county seat for Little River County
Adjacent to Little River County, Arkansas
      Hempstead County (8)  
      Howard County (2)  
      Miller County (5)  
      Sevier County (3)  
      McCurtain County, Oklahoma (11)  
      Bowie County, Texas (18)  
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1 Arkansas, Little River County, Alleene — Anderson Ferry
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
2 Arkansas, Little River County, Alleene — Original Site of Little River County Seat
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
3 Arkansas, Little River County, Alleene — Will Reed Farm HomeMuseum Est. 1971
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
4 Arkansas, Little River County, Ashdown — B-17 — Little River CountyCounty Seat
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
5 Arkansas, Little River County, Ashdown — B-27 — Little River CountyHome of Governor Jeff Davis
Birthplace of the twentieth Governor of Arkansas, one of the state's most colorful personalities.Map (db m121244) HM
6 Arkansas, Little River County, Ashdown — Little River County War Memorial
Little River County War Memorial 1917-1918 & 1941-1945. See picture for list of namesMap (db m172969) WM
7 Arkansas, Little River County, Foreman — First Permanent Site of Little River County Seat
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
8 Arkansas, Little River County, Richmond — 42 — Confederate Camp at Richmond / Richmond Church and Cemetery
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
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9 Arkansas, Little River County, Wilton — Mills Family Story
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
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Sep. 30, 2023