Archibald Yell - Fayetteville AR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George
N 36° 03.756 W 094° 09.467
15S E 395732 N 3991511
Quick Description: Marker is at the intersection of College Avenue (U.S. 71) and Center Street, on the right when traveling north on College Avenue. Marker is near the main entrance to the Historic Washington County Courthouse.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 3/26/2014 8:15:05 AM
Waymark Code: WMKDJ6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member arkansas stickerdude
Views: 1

Long Description:
IN MEMORY OF

ARCHIBALD YELL

Born near Salisbury, North Carolina, Aug. 1797
Volunteer in Battle of New Orleans, 1815
Member of Tennessee Legislature, 1827
Grand Master of Masons in Tennessee, 1831
District Judge of Arkansas Territory, 1832-1836
Charter Member of Washington Lodge F.&A.M., 1835
Charter Member of Far West Chapter No. 1, R.A. [Royal Arch] Masons, 1841 Member of Congress from Arkansas, 1836-1840, 1844-1846
Governor of Arkansas, 1840-1844
Colonel of Arkansas Volunteers
In War with Mexico, 1846-1847
Killed in Action at Battle of Buena Vista,
Mexico, Feb. 23, 1847

A Distinguished Mason, a Gallant Soldier,
An Upright Judge, a Fearless Champion of Popular Rights
A Sincere Friend, an Honest Man.
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