“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 Arkansas Post, Arkansas

Clickable Map of Arkansas 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> Arkansas County, AR (34) Desha County, AR (14) Jefferson County, AR (13) Lincoln County, AR (1) Lonoke County, AR (12) Monroe County, AR (17) Phillips County, AR (94) Prairie County, AR (12)  ArkansasCounty(34) Arkansas County (34)  DeshaCounty(14) Desha County (14)  JeffersonCounty(13) Jefferson County (13)  LincolnCounty(1) Lincoln County (1)  LonokeCounty(12) Lonoke County (12)  MonroeCounty(17) Monroe County (17)  PhillipsCounty(94) Phillips County (94)  PrairieCounty(12) Prairie County (12)
DeWitt and Stuttgart are both the county seat for Arkansas County
Arkansas Post is in Arkansas County
      Arkansas County (34)  
      Desha County (14)  
      Jefferson County (13)  
      Lincoln County (1)  
      Lonoke County (12)  
      Monroe County (17)  
      Phillips County (94)  
      Prairie County (12)  
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1Arkansas (Arkansas County), Arkansas Post — Republican France
When Napoleon I became Emperor of France in 1799, he envisioned the establishment of a vast "French Empire in America". He began in 1800 when he won control of Louisiana from Spain. Constant threat of war with England soon forced him to . . . Map (db m108650) HM
2Arkansas (Arkansas County), Arkansas Post — Stone from Ruins of Old Bank
This Stone Was Taken from Ruins of Old Bank, built at Arkansas Post, 1839. Arkansas Post State Park. Created by Act of Legislature 1929. Introduced by Ballard Deane, Representative, Arkansas County. Act . . . Map (db m108550) HM
3Arkansas (Arkansas County), Arkansas Post — The American Era
The land passed from France to the United States in 1803 with the Louisiana Purchase. Arkansas then became a territory on March 2, 1819: the Post of Arkansas was designated its capital. The Territorial Secretary Robert Crittendon, acting in . . . Map (db m108651) HM
4Arkansas (Arkansas County), Arkansas Post — The European Settlement
The United States and several European powers vied for control of the lower Mississippi Valley. Arkansas Post was the key to that control. In 1541 Hernando de Soto explored the territory which is now Arkansas. Sieur de La Salle further . . . Map (db m108647) HM
5Arkansas (Arkansas County), Arkansas Post — The French Period
The Regent of France authorized a settlement at the Post of Arkansas in 1722. These early settlers were on good terms with the Quapaw Indians who "exhibited a great spirit of friendliness and hospitality toward the French". Cotton was introduced . . . Map (db m108648) HM
6Arkansas (Arkansas County), Arkansas Post — The Post of Arkansas
Here on the Grand Prairie you tread on soil laid down over the centuries as the mighty Mississippi and Arkansas Rivers brought down their precious cargoes of silt from the northern uplands. The footprints of many were pressed into this . . . Map (db m108486) HM
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7Arkansas (Arkansas County), Arkansas Post — The Post under Spain
In 1763 the Post of Arkansas became Spanish territory when, by the Treaty of Paris, the French King ceded Louisiana to Spain. For several years after the transfer, French officers and soldiers remained at Arkansas Post. In 1771 the . . . Map (db m108551) HM
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Sep. 30, 2022