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War of 1812 Memorial Fountain - Little Rock, Arkansas
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 34° 44.736 W 092° 17.324
15S E 565105 N 3845061
Quick Description: War of 1812 memorial on the grounds of the Arkansas State Capitol in Little Rock.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 7/20/2010 5:46:43 AM
Waymark Code: WM9A21
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 5

Long Description:

Following the War of 1812 many veterans were award land grants in Arkansas Territory. The water fountain memorializes 56 of these veterans who are buried in Arkansas. The memorial is located near the southeast corner of the Capitol, this monument was dedicated in 1917 and refurbished in 2003-2004.

The memorial is inscribed:



Front bottom:

Erected 1917 by the Nicholas Headington Chapter
N.S.U.S.D. 1812 of Little Rock Arkansas
In Memory of the Soldiers of 1812 Buried In
Arkansas  -   Mrs. Clara Dunning Price - Chairman

Names listed:

Captain Willima O. Allen
John McKinley Bell
Whitfield Bourne
Col. David Brearly
Jacob Bulhart
Ensign Henry W. Conway
John H. Crease
Lieut. Robert Courtney
Captain Benjamine Desha
Allen Dotedle
Major Edward W. DuVal
Moses Embree
Needham Bryant Farrior
James Fletcher
Henery Lewis Fletcher
William Savin Fulton
Joab Hardin
Jacob Hare
Dexter Harding
Major John Harrington
William Mitchell Hart
Edmund Hogan
Charles S. Holt
Major General George Izard
Jehoiada Jeffery
William Jarrett
John Lafferty
William Sterling Lacy
Brig. General William Lewis
Captain Noah Lester
James Hutcheson Martin

John Martin
Joseph Martin
Col. Thomas Mathers
David Matlock
Brig. General John W. Moore
James Neal
Samuel Parker
Thomas Powers
Major Samuel Calhoune Roane
Abraham Ruddell
Samuel Morton Rutherford
Major James M. Stewart
Joseph Selden
Thomas Poe Terrell
Col. Alexander Walker
Drewey White
Major Isaac Watkins
William Edward Woodruff
John Worthen
Archibell Yell
Lieut. John H. Reed
John Ish
Nicholas Yates

Date Erected/Dedicated: 1917

Who put it there? Private/Government?: Headington Chapter N.S.U.S.D. 1812

Arkansas State Capitol
Southeast of Capitol
Little Rock, Arkansas

County/Province: Pulaski County

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