Old Town of Napoleon

Old Town of Napoleon (HM21AJ)

Location: Watson, AR 71674 Desha County
Country: United States of America
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N 33° 47.709', W 91° 16.303'

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This important river port, county seat of Desha County from 1838 to 1874, was located 24 miles east at the junction of the Arkansas River with the Mississippi. The town was finally abandoned after most of it washed into the Mississippi River.
HM NumberHM21AJ
Year Placed1959
Placed ByDesha County and Arkansas History Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 659994 N 3740785
Decimal Degrees33.79515000, -91.27171667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 47.709', W 91° 16.303'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 47' 42.54" N, 91° 16' 18.18" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)870
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2542 AR-1, Watson AR 71674, US
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