The George Berry Washington Memorial is the sole extant historic resource associated with George Berry Washington, a successful African-American landowner, farmer, businessman, and preacher. It is also the sole example in Earle and all of Crittenden County of a sculptural funerary monument.
The monument has been painted by Earle native and internationally known artist Carroll Cloar's artwork as well as featured in the blockbuster movie, A Family Thing.
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Gibson Bayou Cemetery was established in 1865 and is the site of Gibson Bayou Church, which was originally located on the north bank of Gibson Bayou. This cemetery remains active and was recently named as a Historical Landmark. It is one of the oldest cemeteries in Crittenden County. Relatives of people who are buried here continue to maintain this cemetery through voluntary donations.
Location: 3 miles north of Earle on US Highway 149
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