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George Berry Washington Memorial

Angel in the Field," is a ca. 1928 funeral monument for the Reverend George Berry Washington, a former slave who went on to become one of Crittenden County's largest landowners. He owned 1,1145 acres at the time of his death. He also pastored a Baptist church and owned a commissary and a cotton gin. Listed on the National Historic Register Aug. 11, 1994. The angel has been the subject of several drawings and paintings by 20th Century American artist Carroll Cloar from Earle.  Drive By Only on the African American Heritage Trail.

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AR 149 north of Earle, Earle, Arkansas
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Parkin Spur