“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 Forrest City, Arkansas

Clickable Map of St. Francis 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> St. Francis County, AR (9) Crittenden County, AR (27) Cross County, AR (18) Lee County, AR (5) Monroe County, AR (17) Woodruff County, AR (13)  St.FrancisCounty(9) St. Francis County (9)  CrittendenCounty(27) Crittenden County (27)  CrossCounty(18) Cross County (18)  LeeCounty(5) Lee County (5)  MonroeCounty(17) Monroe County (17)  WoodruffCounty(13) Woodruff County (13)
Forrest City is the county seat for St. Francis County
Forrest City is in St. Francis County
      St. Francis County (9)  
      Crittenden County (27)  
      Cross County (18)  
      Lee County (5)  
      Monroe County (17)  
      Woodruff County (13)  
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1 Arkansas, St. Francis County, Forrest City — Campbell House1917
Home of W. W. Campbell and Victoria Mann Campbell. W. W. Campbell was a bank, civic, and agricultural leader in Eastern Arkansas. influence extended nationally as reported in the November, 1947, issue of Readers Digest and the November, . . . Map (db m243314) HM
2 Arkansas, St. Francis County, Forrest City — Forrest’s CampBirth of a City
In 1866 General Nathan Bedford Forrest, along with about 1,000 workmen, pitched camp in the vicinity of what is now Front Street on land belonging to the Izard and Prewett families. By 1868 they had succeeded in making a cut through Crowley’s Ridge . . . Map (db m92609) HM
3 Arkansas, St. Francis County, Forrest City — Mt. Vernon Cemetery
Oldest active cemetery in St. Francis County. Begun about 1854 as a family cemetery by the Mallorys, whose home was a short distance north. Immediately north was the early town of Mt. Vernon. Later other families were permitted to use the . . . Map (db m243311) HM
4 Arkansas, St. Francis County, Forrest City — Old Courthouse Bell
This bell rang from the bell tower of the magnificent courthouse that graced this site for seventy-nine years before the present structure was built in 1976. The former courthouse was built in 1897 by Judge John S.R. Cowan of Hughes at a cost of . . . Map (db m172208) HM WM
5 Arkansas, St. Francis County, Forrest City — H-24 — St. Francis County Troops in the War Between the States
St. Francis County was predominately sympathetic to the Southern cause, raised five companies. The first company, known as the Linden Dead Shots was raised by Poindexter Dunn who also served as captain. This company marched away from here in . . . Map (db m243308) HM
6 Arkansas, St. Francis County, Forrest City — Veterans Memorial
In God we Trust Dedicated to veterans of St. Francis County To the gallant men and women who served their country during Peace time and war with honor. We shall not forgetMap (db m172205) WM
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Apr. 23, 2024