Erected 1938 Annex 1943
—Courthouse Square Walking Trail —The Health Department, dedicated May 4, 1938, was built with funds by the Federal Works Progress Administration (WPA). When additional space was needed, the Crittenden County Negro Business Men's League, led by George Walker, Jr. and John Gammon, Jr. provided an annex to the north of the structure in 1943 and named it in honor of James Phelix, a prominent Sunset Negro, who one time served as state Worshipful Master of the blacks Masonic Lodge.
|Placed By||The City of Marion|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 755182 N 3900571|
|Decimal Degrees||35.21575000, -90.19653333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 12.945', W 90° 11.792'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 12' 56.7" N, 90° 11' 47.52" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 101-199 Court St, Marion AR 72364, US|
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