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Arrow Rock

Arrow Rock, Missouri
County of Saline.
Arrow Rock State Park
National Register Number: 66000422
Resource type: District.
Property type: Transportation - water -related. The threat level was Watch in
2008.
Congressional District: MO-4 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: State Park.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 23, 1963):
The Missouri River crossing at Arrow Rock, noted by French cartographers (1723) and Lewis and Clark (1804), figured prominently in the very early trail-breaking expeditions that opened the West. In 1817 a permanent ferry was established at what was to become the starting point for the traders from Old Franklin and Boon's Lick who operated on the Santa Fe Trail.

Condition:
Permit granted to local farmer by Missouri Dept. of Natural Resources for construction of a confined animal feeding operation (4800 hogs) 2 miles from village and historic sites.

There are no chnages since the last report.


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