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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Holly Grove, Arkansas

 
Clickable Map of Monroe County, Arkansas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Monroe County, AR (13) Arkansas County, AR (26) Lee County, AR (5) Phillips County, AR (94) Prairie County, AR (9) St. Francis County, AR (2) Woodruff County, AR (12)  MonroeCounty(13) Monroe County (13)  ArkansasCounty(26) Arkansas County (26)  LeeCounty(5) Lee County (5)  PhillipsCounty(94) Phillips County (94)  PrairieCounty(9) Prairie County (9)  St.FrancisCounty(2) St. Francis County (2)  WoodruffCounty(12) Woodruff County (12)
Location of Holly Grove, Arkansas
    Monroe County (13)
    Arkansas County (26)
    Lee County (5)
    Phillips County (94)
    Prairie County (9)
    St. Francis County (2)
    Woodruff County (12)
 
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1Arkansas (Monroe County), Holly Grove — Beginning Point of the Louisiana Purchase Survey
This stone marks the base established Nov. 10, 1815 from which the lands of the Louisiana Purchase were surveyed by the United States Engineers. The first survey from this point was made to satisfy the claims of the soldiers of the War of 1812 . . . Map (db m6037) HM
2Arkansas (Monroe County), Holly Grove — Life in the Swamp — Louisiana Purchase Historic State Park —
Before Lewis and Clark explored the Louisiana Territory in 1804, little was known about the land or the animals of this vast region. President Jefferson, interested in America's natural resources, instructed the expedition to collect specimens and . . . Map (db m155194) HM
3Arkansas (Monroe County), Holly Grove — Louisiana Purchase State Park — Louisiana Purchase Historic State Park —
This park preserves and protects two of Arkansas's greatest heritages: The "initial point" of the 1815 Louisiana Territory land survey and one of the state's few "headwater" swamps. The elevated boardwalk allows for safe viewing of the park's . . . Map (db m155180) HM
4Arkansas (Monroe County), Holly Grove — Louisiana Territory: 1682-1800 — Louisiana Purchase Historic State Park —
Development In 1682, one hundred and forty years after Hernando de Soto and his conquistadors searched for treasure in the vast regions west of the Mississippi River, the French explorer, LaSalle, claimed all the land, resources and peoples of . . . Map (db m155192) HM
5Arkansas (Monroe County), Holly Grove — The Opening of the American West — Louisiana Purchase Historic State Park —
This point was established by survey on November 10, 1815 by U.S. Government survey teams led by Prospect Robbins and Joseph Brown. Recognizing the national significance of this Initial Point, the L'Anguille Chapter of the DAR sought placement of a . . . Map (db m155200) HM
6Arkansas (Monroe County), Holly Grove — The Purchase: 1801-1803 — Louisiana Purchase Historic State Park —
President Thomas Jefferson learned Spain had ceded the Louisiana Territory back to France in early 1801. Fearing Napoleon would close the Mississippi to American trade, the President sent Ambassador Robert Livingston to Paris (September, 1801) to . . . Map (db m155195) HM
7Arkansas (Monroe County), Holly Grove — The Survey: 1815 — Louisiana Purchase Historic State Park —
The official Survey of the Louisiana Territory was ordered in 1815 by President Madison to establish a system for distributing this land as payment to veterans of the War of 1812. Commissioned by the United States Government, Prospect K. Robbins and . . . Map (db m155197) HM
8Arkansas (Monroe County), Holly Grove — The Swamp — Louisiana Purchase Historic State Park —
Louisiana Purchase Historic State Park is situated in an unusual habitat — a "headwater" swamp. This swamp differs greatly from the more common "backwater" swamps. Found within the floodplain zones of large streams and rivers, backwater swamps . . . Map (db m155188) HM
9Arkansas (Monroe County), Holly Grove — Two Lines Mark the Future of the United States — Louisiana Purchase Historic State Park —
The stone marker behind you marks the 'Initial Point' for the survey of the Louisiana Purchase Territory. The east-west Baseline and the north-south line, the Fifth Principal Meridian, are fundamental in land transactions throughout the western . . . Map (db m155199) HM
 
Apr. 18, 2021