Site of Civil War Arsenal ~ Fayetteville, AR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 36° 03.983 W 094° 09.479
15S E 395719 N 3991931
Quick Description: Arsenal was opened in 1838 and destroyed in 1862
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 1/12/2015 9:59:01 AM
Waymark Code: WMN7GP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:

County of Marker: Washington County
Location of Marker: College Ave. & Dickson St., Fayetteville
Marker Erected by: First Baptist Church Historical Committee
Date Marker Erected: 2000

Marker Text:

T.B. Van Horne, first pastor of First Baptist Church, founded Fayetteville Female Institute on this site in 1858. Later rechartered in 1861 as Northwest Arkansas Baptist Female Institute, it housed a Federal Arsenal which was destroyed by military action in 1862.

Date Installed or Dedicated: 1/1/2000

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: First Baptist Church Historical Committee

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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