Title

June 27

Creator

Walter J. Lemke

Description

Daily newspaper column depicting hand-drawn sketches on topics of Arkansas history. Drawings include the portraits of Don Carlos de Villemont and James Wilkinson.

Transcription

June 27, 1797 enormous grant of land in Arkansas by Spanish governor to the Winter families. Stone marker set up at Arkansas Post in presence of de Villemont, commandant at the Post.

Don Carlos de Villemont.

June 27, 1806 District of Arkansas created by the Louisiana legislature.

Gen. Jas. Wilkinson governor of Louisiana Territory of which Arkansas was a part.

First steam ferryboat on Arkansas River June 27, 1838.

W. J. Lemke.

Physical Description

Document, 5" x 7"

Language

English

Identifier

June 27, 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 27, 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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