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Photo Left:  Jackson Military Road cut exiting Washington, Arkansas, to the North East (2005)

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Ferries along the Southwest Trail

Name of Ferry and (operator) County (tributary) Source Notes
Barkman's Ferry Clark County (Caddo River) 1.  "Southwest Trail" Dawson Collection , n.p., n. publisher, n.d. (Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives, Washington, Arkansas) 1. This is from a copy of a map that appears to be 19th century, listing tributaries, their crossings and approximate miles between.
Britton's Ferry White County (Little Red River) 1.  "Southwest Trail" Dawson Collection , n.p., n. publisher, n.d. (Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives, Washington, Arkansas) 1. This is from a copy of a map that appears to be 19th century, listing tributaries, their crossings and approximate miles between.
       
       
Hicks' Ferry Randolph County (Current River)    
Lockhart's  (Lockhert') Ferry Saline County (Ouachita River) 1.  "Southwest Trail" Dawson Collection , n.p., n. publisher, n.d. (Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives, Washington, Arkansas) 1.  This is from a copy of a map that appears to be 19th century, listing tributaries, their crossings and approximate miles between.
Russel's Ferry Independence (White River) 1.  Wyatt's Diary  
       
Woodruff's Ferry Pulaski County (Arkansas) 1.  Map by H. S. Tanner, 1841  

 

 

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