Memphis Military Road

Memphis Military Road (HM26XX)

Location: Jacksonville, AR 72076 Pulaski County
Country: United States of America
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N 34° 51.137', W 92° 6.818'

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Construction of this earliest road connecting Memphis with Little Rock began in 1826 under the supervision of Lt. Frederick L. Griffith, U.S. Army. It was completed in 1828 under Lt. Charles Thomas. Miles of swamps and numerous streams made the road hard to build and maintain. The trip from Memphis to Little Rock sometimes required twenty days by wagon.
HM NumberHM26XX
Year Placed1976
Placed ByThe Jacksonville Bicentennial Commission Heritage Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 581028 N 3857020
Decimal Degrees34.85228333, -92.11363333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 51.137', W 92° 6.818'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 51' 8.22" N, 92° 6' 49.08" W
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Area Code(s)501
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-344 E Trickey Ln, Jacksonville AR 72076, US
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