Louisiana Purchase Marker
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
N 34° 38.741 W 091° 03.122
15S E 678530 N 3835477
Quick Description: The Initial Point of the Louisiana Purchase Territory also known as the 5th Principal Meridian.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 3/5/2007 1:23:03 PM
Waymark Code: WM19GP
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 94

Long Description:
Louisiana Purchase marker is a National Historic Landmark and home to a monument marking the Initial Point (IP) for surveys of the 1803 Louisiana Purchase. The monument lies within a fascinating headwater swamp and can be viewed via an elevated boardwalk that has many wayside exhibits. The park lies at the end of Arkansas 362, 2 miles East from U.S. Highway 49 and about 19 miles southeast of Brinkley,Arkansas. It has no camping facilities, rest rooms or on-site staff. It is Arkansas's 18th State Park.

The North Line was Surveyed by Prospect K. Robbins.
The Baseline was Surveyed by Joseph C. Brown.
THEY WENT WERE INDIANS HAD BEEN
Surveying the Missouri-Arkansas Territory.
Everything has to begin Somewhere

Link to Marker: [Web Link]

History of Marker: Not listed

Additional Parking: Not Listed

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