Crawford County Albert Pike School House - Van Buren, AR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member linkys
N 35° 26.036 W 094° 21.353
15S E 376926 N 3922010
Quick Description: Arkansas State Historical marker for an old log school house.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 8/11/2012 1:45:03 PM
Waymark Code: WMF2F5
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
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Long Description:

This marker is on the grounds of the Crawford County Courthouse immediately in front of the restored 1832 Albert Pike School House. The marker, No. 2 A 3, is one of the original 143 cast-iron historical markers placed at locations or trails commemorating their significance in Arkansas history during the 1936 Arkansas Centennial. The marker reads:

Crawford County
Albert Pike School House

In this small log building Albert
Pike noted lawyer, poet and
mason taught school in 1832. He
later went to Little Rock to
become editor of the Advocate.

1836 Arkansas Centennial Comm Arkansas History Comm 1936

History of Marker:
The marker is one of the original 143 cast-iron historical markers placed at locations or trails commemorating their significance in Arkansas history during the 1936 Arkansas Centennial.


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