Original Site of Bloomington (Mudtown) Arkansas - Lowell AR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George
N 36° 15.112 W 094° 07.012
15S E 399658 N 4012463
Quick Description: This monument, 250' north of Sarah Ave., is inside a fenced in area on the west side of Old Wire Rd. marked "Historical Marker". It is easily viewable, but you cannot get right up to it. Parking can be had in the empty lot just north of the monument.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 11/5/2012 9:48:11 AM
Waymark Code: WMFMVY
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
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Long Description:
Front Inscription:

Mar. 20, 1839 Trail of Tears
Mar. 8, 1847 Robinson's Crossroads First Post Office
Feb. 5, 1858 Name changed to Bloomington
Sept. 18, 1858 Butterfield Stage Stop to 1861
Dec. 9, 1862 Civil War Skirmishes
Aug. 24, 1864 "Camp Mudtown"
Mar. 9, 1881 Moved near railroad after village destroyed by tornado known now as Lowell

There is apparantly an inscription on the back, as well, but I wasn't able to access the monument directly to verify that, because of the fencing around it.
Link to Marker: [Web Link]

Additional Parking: N 36° 15.121 W 094° 07.011

History of Marker: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
A clear picture of the Marker or Plaque taken by you. And if you like a picture of you and GPS at the marker.
No copyrighted images without permission.
Credit must be given for web exerpts.
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