Title

June 20

Creator

Walter J. Lemke

Description

Daily newspaper column depicting hand-drawn sketches on topics of Arkansas history. Drawings include a burial site, a rural landscape with a river, and a portrait of John Ridge.

Transcription

Pierre Laclede, founder of St. Louis, died and buried at Arkansas Post June 20, 1778.

Bastrop's grant, June 20, 1797. Baron de Bastrop granted 1,000,000 acres, part of which is now Chicot County.

John Ridge, Cherokee leader.

Disturbance on Ark.-Indian Territory border due to assassination of Major Ridge, John Ridge and Boudinot by members of the Ross party June 20, 1839.

W. J. Lemke.

Physical Description

Document, 5" x 7"

Geographical Area

Chicot County (Ark.); Arkansas Territory

Language

English

Identifier

June 20, Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: This day in Arkansas history, MS.000379

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: This day in Arkansas history, MS.000379

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

June 20, Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: This day in Arkansas history, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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