Huntersville (HM26TB)

Location: North Little Rock, AR 72114 Pulaski County
Country: United States of America
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N 34° 45.17', W 92° 16.17'

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Arkansas's sole Civil War rail line, the Memphis and Little Rock Railroad, ran from DeValls Bluff to what is now North Little Rock. After U.S. troops occupied the capital in 1863, the Union army built warehouses, shops, and other railroad facilities on the north side of the Arkansas River. The area became known as Huntersville, possibly for Union railroad superintendent William Hunter. The Memphis and Little Rock Railroad took possession of the site in 1865 and three rail lines terminated there. The remnants of Huntersville burned in a May 1872 fire.
HM NumberHM26TB
Series This marker is part of the series
Year Placed2012
Placed ByArkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, North Little Rock History Commission, Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council, Preserve America, National Park Service, Department of the Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, April 13th, 2018 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 566859 N 3845876
Decimal Degrees34.75283333, -92.26950000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 45.17', W 92° 16.17'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 45' 10.2" N, 92° 16' 10.2" W
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Area Code(s)501
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Arkansas River Trail, North Little Rock AR 72114, US
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