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The Weldon Gin Company Historic District at Weldon in Jackson County was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 4, 2008. You can read this and other Arkansas National Register nominations at http://www.arkansaspreservation.com/historic-properties/national-register/search.aspx. Summary The Weldon Gin Company Historic District is being nominated to the National Register of Historic Places with local significance under Criterion A for its association with the farming…

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‘Sandwiching in History’ to Visit Joseph W. House House

LITTLE ROCK–The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program’s final “Sandwiching in History” tour of 2014 will visit the Joseph W. House House at 2126 South Arch Street at noon on Friday, December 5, AHPP Director Frances McSwain announced today. Located in the Governor’s Mansion Historic District, this home was built about 1892 for prominent attorney and statesman Joseph Warren House, Sr. He served in the Confederate Army…

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LITTLE ROCK—The State Review Board of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will consider 11 Arkansas properties in nine counties for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places when it meets at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, December 3, in Room 170 at 323 Center Street in Little Rock, AHPP Director Frances McSwain announced today. Properties to be considered for National Register nomination are: * Little…

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Main Street Chief Named Vice Chair of National Council

LITTLE ROCK—Main Street Arkansas Director Greg Phillips has been elected to serve as vice-chairman on the National Main Street Coordinators Council, Arkansas Historic Preservation Program Director Frances McSwain announced today. Main Street Arkansas is a program area of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program. The National Main Street Coordinators Executive Council consists of a small group of representatives from a variety of Main Street coordinating programs…

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