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

Clickable Map of Pope 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> Pope County, AR (8) Conway County, AR (3) Johnson County, AR (2) Logan County, AR (3) Newton County, AR (5) Searcy County, AR (5) Van Buren County, AR (2) Yell County, AR (11)  PopeCounty(8) Pope County (8)  ConwayCounty(3) Conway County (3)  JohnsonCounty(2) Johnson County (2)  LoganCounty(3) Logan County (3)  NewtonCounty(5) Newton County (5)  SearcyCounty(5) Searcy County (5)  VanBurenCounty(2) Van Buren County (2)  YellCounty(11) Yell County (11)
Russellville is the county seat for Pope County
Adjacent to Pope County, Arkansas
      Conway County (3)  
      Johnson County (2)  
      Logan County (3)  
      Newton County (5)  
      Searcy County (5)  
      Van Buren County (2)  
      Yell County (11)  
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1 Arkansas, Pope County, Dover — C-13 — Pope CountyThe County Seat
Scotia was selected as the county seat in 1830, the year after the county was created. When Johnson County was formed in 1833, the county seat in Pope was moved to Dwight Mission, whence it was moved the next year to Morristown, on the north side of . . . Map (db m170741) HM
2 Arkansas, Pope County, Pottsville — 121 — Potts Family in the Civil War
Kirkbride Potts built Potts Inn in the 1850s and it served as a Butterfield Stage Route stop. When war began in 1861, Potts joined the Pope County Home Guard. Four sons were in the Confederate army. Thomas, Joseph and Richard Potts enlisted in the . . . Map (db m119958) HM
3 Arkansas, Pope County, Pottsville — Potts Inn
Kirkbride Potts, with help from his wife Pamelia Logan Potts, designed and constructed this large and stately building between 1850 and 1858. He patterned it after the Classical Revival style he knew in his home state of Pennsylvania; however, he . . . Map (db m120871) HM
4 Arkansas, Pope County, Russellville — Exploring the Arkansas
'The Arkansea' was a land of mystery, wonder and riches... Back east rumors grew of the Arkansea, a land of vast swamps, gators, buffalo, elk, beaver, and more bear than could be imagined. There were huge flocks of green and yellow . . . Map (db m142029) HM
5 Arkansas, Pope County, Russellville — Military Road Marker Stone
This stone is a marker from the old Military Road which extended from Little Rock to Ft. Smith. The marker was found west of Dardanelle in 1940 by Mr. Henry Sellers, District Highway Engineer, while supervising the construction of Arkansas Highway . . . Map (db m142032) HM
6 Arkansas, Pope County, Russellville — 101 — Pope County in the Civil War / Pope County Militia War
Pope County in the Civil War Pope County soldiers served in at least 10 companies that were raised for Confederate service during the Civil War, fighting in battles east of the Mississippi River and in Arkansas. Two companies were . . . Map (db m119957) HM
7 Arkansas, Pope County, Russellville — Steamboats - Power on the River
The first steamboat to ascend the Arkansas River, the Comet, arrived at Arkansas Post on March 31, 1820, and river travel was transformed. Two years later people in the new town of Little Rock were jubilant over the arrival of the first . . . Map (db m142031) HM
8 Arkansas, Pope County, Russellville — William L. Lovely(1750 - 1817)
Indian Agent Lovely and his wife, Persis, established a home in this immediate vicinity following his designation as agent for the Western Cherokees in 1813. He served as agent until his death in 1817. Lovely was born in Ireland, but came to the . . . Map (db m208620) HM
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Jun. 1, 2023