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

This web site is intended to provide information for students and classrooms that have

interest in the route and history of the Old Southwest Trail in Arkansas.




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SWT Research Guide



   Government Land Office Maps for Arkansas, 1815 to present.  Commissioner of State Lands Office, State Capitol Bldg, Little Rock, Arkansas

  1837Defenses of Western and Northwestern Frontier, 1837 (Gratiot) American state papers : documents, legislative and executive, of the Congress of the United States / selected and edited under the authority of Congress. 

  1837:  Gratiot, CharlesMap Illustrating the plan of the defences of the Western & North-Western Frontier, as proposed by Charles Gratiot, in his report Oct. 31, 1837    Dawson Collection, Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives, Washington, Arkansas

U. S. Topographical Bureau

   1840: Brue, Adrien Hubert, 1786-1832   Nouvelle Carte du Mexique, Du Texas.

  1854:  Shall, D. F. Colton's Railroad & Township Map of Arkansas Complied from the U.S. Surveys and other Authentic Sources.

  1861:  Couzens B., Div. Eng. "Birds eye view of the Mississippi Valley from Cairo to the Gulf of Mexico Drawn from government surveys and other authentic sources by M.K. Couzens, Civ. Eng." Printed by Lang & Laing, lith. 



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