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:

SITE OF CIVIL WAR ARSENAL
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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