C.S.S. Pontchartrain

C.S.S. Pontchartrain (HM26TD)

Location: North Little Rock, AR 72114 Pulaski County
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at Flagstore.com!

N 34° 45.164', W 92° 16.124'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
The elegant steamboat Lizzie Simmons was built in 1859 and ran between Memphis and New Orleans until the Confederate Navy bought her in 1861 and converted her into a gunboat, the C.S.S. Pontchartrain. The vessel fought on the Mississippi River until ordered to serve on Arkansass rivers. Her crew fought at St. Charles and Arkansas Post, but the Pontchartrain remained at Little Rock, a threat to Union sailors. She was burned near here when Little Rock fell in 1863, though one of her cannons now sits in the front yard of the Old State House.
HM NumberHM26TD
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
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 566930 N 3845866
Decimal Degrees34.75273333, -92.26873333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 45.164', W 92° 16.124'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 45' 9.8400000000001" N, 92° 16' 7.4399999999999" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)501
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Arkansas River Trail, North Little Rock AR 72114, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. What historical period does the marker represent?
  2. What historical place does the marker represent?
  3. What type of marker is it?
  4. What class is the marker?
  5. What style is the marker?
  6. Does the marker have a number?
  7. This marker needs at least one picture.
  8. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  9. Is the marker in the median?