Deputy U.S. Marshal Bass Reeves

Deputy U.S. Marshal Bass Reeves (HM13DM)

Location: Fort Smith, AR 72901 Sebastian County
Country: United States of America
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N 35° 23.351', W 94° 25.736'

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This statue was erected in 2012 as a result of growing awareness of the extraordinary service of Bass Reeves, an African-American former slave who became a highly respected Deputy U.S. Marshal. The deeds of African-American and Native American lawmen and citizens were often overlooked in standard history accounts for much of the 20th century. A fuller picture of the diversity of the people who contributed to the development of the United States is available at the Fort Smith National Historic Site as well as the various state and tribal sites and museums across the Arkansas River in the former Indian Territory, now the state of Oklahoma.
HM NumberHM13DM
Year Placed2012
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 9:25pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 370223 N 3917140
Decimal Degrees35.38918333, -94.42893333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 23.351', W 94° 25.736'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 23' 21.06" N, 94° 25' 44.16" W
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Area Code(s)501, 479
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200 Garrison Ave, Fort Smith AR 72901, US
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