City of Augusta

City of Augusta (HM272T)

Location: Augusta, AR 72006 Woodruff County
Country: United States of America
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N 35° 16.962', W 91° 22.004'

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Sesquicentennial 1848 - 1998

Thomas Hough founded Augusta in 1848, naming
it after his favorite cousin, Miss Augusta Cald,
of Virginia. For generations it was known as
Chickasaw Crossing. The first settlers came in
1820. It was incorporated in 1861. During the
Civil War Augusta was almost entirely destroyed
by Federal troops. It was a major White River
steamboat port. Its one mile railroad (1887-1958),
once the shortest in the world, connected Augusta
to the main line.
HM NumberHM272T
Year Placed1998
Placed ByThe Augusta Sesquicentennial Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, April 20th, 2018 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 648530 N 3905617
Decimal Degrees35.28270000, -91.36673333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 16.962', W 91° 22.004'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 16' 57.72" N, 91° 22' 0.24000000000008" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)870
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 114 N 2nd, Augusta AR 72006, US
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