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.
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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