Old Southwest Trail

Old Southwest Trail (HM1YPY)

Location: Benton, AR 72015 Saline County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 33.778', W 92° 35.283'

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The Southwest Trail, which passed this point, was one of the first permanent roads across Arkansas. It ran from Missouri through northeastern Arkansas to Little Rock and on through Washington to Fulton on Red River. Thousands of settlers followed this route into Arkansas and Texas. The Southwest Trail was known as The National Road and The Old Military Road.
Year Placed1976
Placed BySaline County Bicentennial Commitee
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Date Added Sunday, June 4th, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 537790 N 3824656
Decimal Degrees34.56296667, -92.58805000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 33.778', W 92° 35.283'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 33' 46.68" N, 92° 35' 16.98" W
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Area Code(s)501
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 River St, Benton AR 72015, US
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