Old Mill Road / Mill Street Monument - Springdale AR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George
N 36° 11.223 W 094° 07.837
15S E 398339 N 4005287
Quick Description: A historical marker was placed on Mill Street just east of Shiloh Museum commemorating all the events that have passed by this spot in early Springdale history.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 1/28/2012 6:25:44 AM
Waymark Code: WMDKWZ
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 2

Long Description:
The marker reads:


Old Mill Road - Mill Street
Original trail of early indians and settlers
Named for the many early corn-flour-woolen mills situated along Spring Creek
A part of the first Old Missouri Road before 1830-1858
Butterfield (stage lines) created present Old Missouri Road to east in 1858
bypassing the town of Shiloh (Springdale)
First Government Post Road 1836
Cherokee Trail of Tears March 20, 1839, Dr Wm I Morrow, Wagonmaster
Military Road during Civil War 1861-1864
Part of Old Wire Road - Telegraph Road which turned west onto Johnson Street,
S on Pleasant Street to 68 W, continuing S on the Johnson Road
First message July 4 1866 ---- A part of Holcombe Road
Mill Street Marker donated by Beta Sigma Phi Sorority
Link to Marker: [Web Link]

Additional Parking: N 36° 11.231 W 094° 07.809

History of Marker: Not listed

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