Mark Twain's Plum Point Landing & Overlook

Mark Twain's Plum Point Landing & Overlook (HMO8V)

Location: Osceola, AR 72370 Mississippi County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 39.312', W 89° 55.543'

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Mark Twain referred to Osceola as "the famous and formidable Plum Point" in his book, Life on the Mississippi, as well as other writings. First established in 1837 as Plum Point, Osceola was incorporated in 1853. From this vantage point, one could view steamboats hauling cotton and other goods along the Mississippi River.
HM NumberHMO8V
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 10:32pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] MRSEDG  
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 235131 N 3949650
Decimal Degrees35.65520000, -89.92571667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 39.312', W 89° 55.543'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 39' 18.72" N, 89° 55' 32.58" W
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Area Code(s)870
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 77-77 State Hwy 198, Osceola AR 72370, US
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