Miss Willie K. Hocker
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
N 34° 21.586 W 091° 47.888
15S E 610522 N 3802702
Quick Description: This marker, on the north side of Hwy 79, biographies the woman that designed the Arkansas State Flag.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 1/2/2009 8:48:58 PM
Waymark Code: WM5G4M
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member arkansas stickerdude
Views: 19

Long Description:
Text of marker:
Miss Willie Kavanaugh Hocker of Wabbaseka was the designer of the Arkansas state flag. Miss Hocker, a member of the Pine Bluff Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution., submitted her flag design was officially adopted as the flag of Arkansas on February 18, 1913. Miss Hocker, an author, poet and educator, taught in Jefferson County schools for 34 years. She spent most of her adult life as a resident of Wabbaseka. Miss Hocker lived in a home near this spot directly behind the Wabbaseka United Methodist Church, of which she was a member. She passed away on February 6, 1944 in Wabbaseka.
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