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Memphis to Little Rock Road-Henard Cemetery Road Segment

  • Also Known As: MO0150

  • Address: Henard Cemetery Rd
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Structure

The Memphis to Little Rock Road Segment - Henard Cemetery Road is eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places under Criterion A with National significance by virtue of its status as one of the few intact surviving segments of the roads traversed by the Bell Detachment during the Cherokee Removal. Its association with the earlier Choctaw, Creek and Chickasaw Removals augments its importance, as does its role in the opening of eastern Arkansas as a means of westward emigration. - NRHP


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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Strong, William Architect

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Particulars for Memphis to Little Rock Road-Henard Cemetery Road Segment:
Historic Use Cemetery
Area of Significance Exploration-settlement
Criteria Historic Event
Owner Local
Level of Significance National
Cultural Affiliation Native American
Historic Use Road-related
Sight Category Structure
Area of Significance Transportation



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 30th May 2003

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Memphis to Little Rock Road--Henard Cemetery Road Segment
Registry Address: Henard Cemetery Rd.
Registry Number: 03000470
Resource Type: Structure
Theme Group: Cherokee Trail of Tears MPS
Owner: Local
Architect: Strong, William
Architectural Style: No style listed
Area in Acres: 10
Contributing Structures: 1
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Native American, Exploration-settlement, Transportation
Applicable Criteria: Event
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-Function: Road-related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-Function: Road-related

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