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April 10, 2014 @ 4 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
1815 Baseline Survey Mississippi River State Park
 
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Mississippi River State Park
2955 Highway 44
Marianna, AR  72360

 GPS: 34.75558, -90.722324
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About this Event

Admission: Free

Meeting Place: Visitor Center

Were you aware that part of the original land survey for the Louisiana Purchase started at the confluence of the St. Francis River and Mississippi River? Join a park interpreter to find out just how Joseph C. Brown and his survey team performed the task of surveying the baseline for the 1815 survey of the Louisiana Purchase. You will get to try your hand at using some of the tools these individuals used to get the job done.

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